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145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



OF THE 



TOWN OFFICERS 

OF 

WAKEFIELD, MASS. 

Financial Year Ending December Thirty-First 
Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Six 

ALSO 

THE TOWN CLERKS RECORD 

OF THE 

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES and DEATHS 

During The Year 1956 



IT EM PRESS. WAKEFIELD 









C\ 954) 
TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



VOLc}K(^r\ cA C\ Population, 1955 State Census— 22,115 

Congressman, 8th District — Torbert H. Macdonald of Maiden. 
Councillor, 6th District — Joseph Ray Crimmins of Somerville 
Senator, 7th Middlesex District — Charles E. Ferguson of Lexington. 
State Representatives, 22nd Middlesex District — Theodore J. Vaitses, Mel- 
rose; Gardner E. Campbell, Wakefield; Lloyd B. Conn of Melrose. 



TOWN OFFICERS, 1956-1957 

Selectmen 

Catherine E. Simpson, Chairman 
Philip L. McAulifTe, Jr. Thomas W. Ackerson 

William D. MacDonald, Jr. Lucian J. Colucci, Secretary 

Town Clerk 

Charles F. Young 

Assistant Town Clerk 

Marion B. Connell 

Moderator 

Roger H. Wingate 

Treasurer 

Paul Lazzaro 

Tax Collector 

Carl W. Sunman 

Town Accountant 

John J. McCarthy 



Assessors 



Frank A. Tredinnick, Chairman 
Leo F. Douglass, Secretary 
George H. Stout 



Term Expires March 1959 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1958 



Municipal Light Commissioners 



James Boit Wiswall, Chairman 
John Morley, Secretary 
Joseph M. Hartshorne \ 

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Term Expires March 1957 
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Board of Public Works 



George F. Gardner, Chairman 
Sabatino Benedetto 
Sidney F. Adams 
William T. Thistle 
Joseph J. Nolan 



Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1959 



Board of Public Welfare 

M. Leo Conway, Chairman 

P. Elizabeth Kitchenman, Secretary 

Peter Y. Myhre 

Winsor L. Finney, Jr. 

Albert J. Petrucci 



Term Expires 1958 
Term Expires 1957 
Term Expires 1957 
Term Expires 1959 
Term Expires 1959 



School Committee 



William W. Allyn, Chairman 
Lane W. Fuller 
Richard J. Volpe 
Jean Wheeler Beebe 
Dorothea J. Wettergreen 
Henry Galvin 

Trustees Lucius 

Hervey J. Skinner, Chairman 

Miriam G. Needham, Secretary 

Gladys Watkins 

Phillips C. Davis 

Ruth H. Akin 

John Round, Jr. 

Walter C. Hickey 

Edward Lynch 

Frank Tredinnick, Jr. 



Term Expires March 1959 
Term Expires March 1959 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1958 



Beebe Memorial Library 

Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1959 
Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1959 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1959 



Board of Health 

Dr. Robert Dutton, Chairman 
Robert G. Reed, Secretary 
Evan Fairbanks 



Term Expires March 1957 
Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1959 



Town Planning Board 



Kenneth W. Thompson, Chairman 
Ruth M. Woodbury, Secretary 
William R. Spaulding 
Burton C. Parker 
Lawrence J. McCluskey 



Term Expires March 1960 
Term Expires March 1959 
Term Expires March 1961 
Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires 1957 



Constables 



John F. Mahoney 
Morton V. Griffin 



Harold J. Maloney 
Harold R. Anderson 



Charles S. Antetomaso 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Registrars of Voters 

Philip J. Flanders, Chairman 
Frederick G. Gorman 
Charles F. Young, Clerk 
Edmund W. Sliney 



Term Expires March 1958 
Term Expires March 1959 

Term Expires March 1957 



Finance Committee 




Gardner C. Reed, Chairman 


Term Expires 1957 


John J. Cox, Secretary 


Term Expires 1958 


John S. Bethel, Vice-Chairman 


Term Expires 1957 


Marcus G. Beebe 


Term Expires 1957 


Richard J. Connelly 


Term Expires 1957 


Russell G. Carter 


Term Expires 1958 


David Cooper 


Term Expires 1958 


Bernard McDonald 


Term Expires 1958 


Ambrose Burton 


Term Expires 1957 


William T. Curley, Jr. 


Term Expires 1959 


John E. Durant 


Term Expires 1958 


Louis A. Gallinari 


Term Expires 1959 


Paul Tetzlaff, Jr. 


Term Expires 1959 


Willard P. Farwell, Jr. 


Term Expires 1959 


Ernest E. Huntoon 


Term Expires 1959 



Board of Appeals 

William C. McKie, Chairman 
James J. Curley 
John J. Round, Jr. 



Nicholas Mauriello 
Pasquale Carisella 
Mrs. Florence P. Gould 



Recreation Committee 



Dr. Philip McAulifTe 



Term Expires 1957 
Term Expires 1959 
Term Expires 1958 



Dante Volpe 

Joseph J. McMahon 

Mrs. Marjorie McCann 



Surveyors of Lumber 



George Kerr 
Ralph Morel 
James E. Hewes 



Everett E. Packard 



Field Drivers 



Richard Baker 



Hiram A. Tobey 

Harry R. Mcintosh 

George J. Gould 



Walter J. Doyle 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



Report of Selectmen 



The board consisting of Catherine E. Simpson, Thomas W. Ackerson, 
Lucian J. Colucci, Philip L. McAuliffe, Jr. and William D. MacDonald, Jr. 
organized by electing Catherine E. Simpson, Chairman, and Lucian J. 
Colucci, Secretary. Raymond S. Dower was appointed Clerk. 

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS 
Police Department — Thomas W. Ackerson, William D. MacDonald, Jr. 
Fire Department — Lucian J. Colucci, Philip L. McAuliffe, Jr. 
Veterans' Department — Lucian J. Colucci, William D. MacDonald, Jr. 
Civil Defense — Philip L. McAuliffe, Jr., Thomas W. Ackerson. 
Building Inspector and Wire Inspector — Lucian J. Colucci, Philip L. Mc- 
Auliffe, Jr. 

APPOINTMENTS 

Town Accountant (3 years) — John J. McCarthy 

Building Inspector — Frank A. Tredinnick 

Wire Inspector — John J. Curran 

Sealer Weights & Measures — James J. Devlin 

Town Counsel — William J. Lee, Francis C. McGrath 

Fire Inspector — William P. Hurton 

Lock-Up Keeper — John G. Gates 

Veterans' Agent — Richard J. McGrail 

Burial Agent — Richard J. McGrail 

Agent, Care of Veterans' Graves — Richard J. McGrail 

Director Veterans' Services — Richard J. McGrail 

Fence Viewers — Frank D. MacKay, Gaston Loubris 

Compensation Agent — Frank A. Tredinnick 

Board of Appeals (3 years) — James J. Curley, John J. Round, Jr. 

Registrar Voters (3 years) — Frederick G. Gorman 

Dog Officer- Animal Inspector — John W. Hopkins 

Constable — John G. Gates 

Sweetser Lecture Committee — Katherine Nelson, Martha B. 
Ackerson, Walter C. Hickey, Roland H. Kinder, George E. 
Potter, Ashbury Schley and Gerard G. Barry. 
Package store liquor licenses were granted by the Board of Selectmen 
for the year 1956 to the following, subject to the approval of the State 
Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission: 

Wakefield City Hall Liquor Store, Inc., 6 Water Street 
Jeffrey's Package Store, Inc., 354 Main Street 
Ignazio Palumbo, Jr. (Palumbo's Annex) 35-37 Albion Street 
S. Tine & Sons, Inc., 38-38A Water Street 

Receipts from these and other licenses granted during the year 1956 
by the board are shown in the Town Accountant's report. 

Reports of the various departments under the jurisdiction of the Board 
of Selectmen will be found under other headings in this report. 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Reports of activities of the departments under the jurisdiction of the 
Board have been received each month during the year. 

Traffic conditions in the town have received a great deal of attention 
from the board. Many changes have been made resulting in considerable 
improvement. However, there remains a few bad bottlenecks to be studied 
and corrected. It is hoped that these will be solved in the coming year. 

William J. Lee resigned from his position as Town Counsel in April 
but agreed to serve the town until a new counsel was appointed. 

A new 750 gallon pumping engine was purchased for the Fire Depart- 
ment. 

As a result of the board's and the Item's efforts the problem of les- 
sening the dangerous driving conditions on Route 128 has been greatly 
ameliorated by the establishment of a State Police barracks at the junc- 
tion of Route 1 and Route 128. 

A new station wagon was purchased for the Police Department and 
has already justified its purchase. 

The purchase of land from the B. & M. R. R. along North Avenue 
has greatly improved this area of the town, provided many more parking 
stations and made the flow of traffic much more fluid. 

The Insurance Committee has been very conscientious in checking on 
the town's insurance business. This committee consists of four participat- 
ing brokers and five laymen and meets regularly to study the town's in- 
surance needs and make recommendations to the Board of Selectmen. 

The Department of Civil Defense has participated in regular tests 
that have been held periodically during the year and has served the town 
most efficiently during the year. 

The bounds between Wakefield and Melrose and Wakefield and Stone- 
ham were perambulated by the selectmen this past year. 

Attorney Francis C. McGrath was appointed Town Counsel May 22, 
1956, to succeed Attorney William J. Lee, resigned. 

Additional police women supervisors were appointed this year and are 
serving very efficiently in guiding school traffic. 

The board is proud of the accomplishments of the departments under 
its supervision and congratulates the heads of the departments for their 
efficient work. 

The board is very appreciative of the co-operation received from the 
various boards in town and of the Finance Committee. They wish also to 
thank the many organizations in town that have invited them to partici- 
pate in tneir special gatherings. 

CATHERINE E. SIMPSON 
PHILIP L. McAULIFFE, JR. 
WILLIAM D. MacDONALD, JR. 
LUCIAN J. COLUCCI 

Selectmen of Wakefield 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



Report of Board of Assessors 



The total assessed valuation of taxable real and tangible personal es- 
tate increased by $1,146,250 over the valuation of the year 1955 and there 
were 317 additional buildings assessed. 

Following is the recapitulation for the tax rate : 
Total charges for Town, County, Metropolitan and State 
Overlay for abatements and exemptions 
Estimated receipts from all sources 

Net levy 
Total taxable valuation 

Rate of Taxation per $1,000 of value set at $61.60 
Valuation added after setting tax rate 
Poll Tax— 7055 @ $2.00 
Valuation of tax exempt property : 

Real estate 

Tangible personal 
Estimated Charges 
State Parks and Reservations 
State Audit of Municipal Accounts 
State Examination of Retirement System 
Smoke Inspection Service 
Metropolitan Sewer, North System 



State 


$ 3,377,734.96 




75,464.04 




1,393,975.88 




$2,059,223.12 




33,209,400.00 




8,700.00 




14,110.00 




$8,430,875.00 




6,401,375.00 


$ 28,873.78 




7,092.37 




374.63 




382.97 




44,573.60 





Total State and Metropolitan Charges $ 81,297.35 

County Tax for 1956 68,930.93 

Tuberculosis Hospital Assessment 25,063.67 



Total County Charges $ 93,994.60 

Charges for Town Purposes 3,193,860.28 

Overlay for Abatements and Exemptions 75,464.04 

Underestimates for the year 1955 8,582.73 



Gross Levy $3,453,199.00 

Estimated Receipts 

Income Tax $173,405.40 

Corporation Tax 92,193.93 

Old Age (meals) Tax 7,020.38 

State Assistance for School Construction 82,657.49 

Reimbursement for Paraplegics 2,233.32 

Credits from Middlesex County 3,255.55 

Credits from Metropolitan District 932.91 

Motor Vehicle and Trailer Excise Tax 229,112.29 

Old Age Assistance other than Federal Grants 145,894.73 

From Light Dept. to Treasury 70,000.00 

From Free Cash 65,000.00 

From Water Dept. Receipts 180,701.81 

All other estimated Receipts and Transfers 341,568.07 

Total Estimated Receipts $1,393,975.88 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Net Levy $2,059,223.12 

Rate of Taxation $61.60 per $1,000 of Valuation in the proportion of 
$25.70 for schools and $35.90 for general rate. 



Valuations 

Real Estate Buildings 
Land 
Added since Rate declared 

Tangible Personal Property 

Added since Rate declared 

Total Valuations 

1955 Valuations 

Net Gain 

Property Exempt from Taxation 

United States of America 
Commonwealth of Massachusetts 
Town of Wakefield — Schools 

Parks and Playgrounds 

Foreclosed Tax Titles 

All other 

Tangible Property 
Veterans' Organizations 
Literary - Benevolent - Charitable 
Girl Scouts (Wakefield Council) 
Cemeteries other than Town Owned 
Parsonages (exempt to $10,000 of value) 
Churches, Land and Buildings 
Tangible Property, Excluding Town Owned 

Total 

Number of Motor Vehicles Assessed 1/1/56 to 1/1/57 

Valuation of Motor Vehicles Assessed 

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Assessed 

Number of Polls Assessed 

Number of Dwelling Houses Assessed 

Value of Live Stock Assessed 

Value of Machinery Assessed 

Value of Other Ratables Assessed 

Value of Stock in Trade Assessed 



$27,486,775.00 

4,454,325.00 

7,700.00 

1,259,600.00 
1,000.00 

$33,209,400.00 
32,063,150.00 

$ 1,146,250.00 



109,300.00 

190,350.00 

4,502,825.00 

304,700.00 

48,050.00 

1,421,850.00 

6,344,025.00 

17,650.00 

529,050.00 

5,700.00 

80,400.00 

63,450.00 

1.154,200.00 

57,350.00 

$14,828,900.00 

8,231 

5,215,120 

231,817.06 

7,055 

5,533 

7,700 

237,800 

802,025 

213,075 



BOARD OF ASSESSORS 

FRANK A. TREDINNICK, Chm. 
LEO F. DOUGLASS, Secy. 
GEORGE H. STOUT 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



Report of Town Planning Board 



At a joint meeting with the Board of Selectmen in January, Lawrence 
J. McCluskey, P.E., was unanimously elected to fill the vacancy on the 
Planning Board. 

In accordance with the vote of the town meeting of 1955, the entire 
board was elected in the 1956 town election; Mr. Spaulding for the 5 year 
term, Mr. Thomson for 4, Miss Woodbury for 3, Mr. Parker for 2, and Mr. 
McCluskey for 1. Hereafter one member will be elected each year for a 5 
year term. 

Hearings on five new subdivisions have been held during the year, of 
which three were approved, two disapproved. In addition, the board has 
conferred with several developers and land owners on proposals to subdi- 
vide land and lay out new streets. 

Two subdivisions have been completed with the streets, sidewalks and 
all utilities installed by the developer at no expense to the town. 

Following the receipt of the approval of the Attorney General of the 
zoning changes voted at the 1956 annual town meeting, the Zoning Map 
and the Zoning By-Laws were brought up to date and new printings of 
each were completed in June. 

The vote of the special town meeting of August 13 to rezone the area 
in Montrose north and east of Route 128 to industrial use was gratifying 
to this board which had for several years envisioned the development of 
the area by a single responsible owner as the procedure most advantageous 
to the town. 

During 1956 the Planning Board held 
48 regular and special meetings 

2 public hearings on zoning articles in town meeting warrants 
5 public hearings on new subdivisions 
5 public hearings on the location of private ways 



a total of 60 meetings and hearings. 



WAKEFIELD PLANNING BOARD 
KENNETH W. THOMSON 
WILLIAM R. SPAULDING 
BURTON C. PARKER 
LAWRENCE J. McCLUSKEY 
RUTH A. WOODBURY 



10 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Board of Appeals 



During the year ending December 31, 1956, this board held twenty-four 
hearings. We rendered decisions on twenty-two of these cases. 

BOARD OF APPEALS 

WILLIAM C. McKIE 
JAMES J. CURLEY 
JOHN J. ROUND, JR. 



Report of Contributory Retirement 

Board 



There were 60 retired recipients or their beneficiaries receiving payment 
from the Contributory Retirement System during the year 1956. 

Three pensioners received disability benefits, four beneficiaries received 
accidental death benefits and fifty-three pensioners received regular super- 
annuation retirement benefits. Of these pensioners forty-five were over 70 
years of age. Seven pensioners passed away during the year. 

The total payments amounted to $70,200.26, of which $62,868.25 was 
paid from the Pension Accumulation Fund and $7,332.01 was paid from the 
Annuity Savings Fund. 

Employee contributions to the Annuity Savings Fund amounted to 
$49,871.45 during the year. 

The following is an analysis of the retired and active employees dur- 
ing the five year period from 1952 through 1956. (Exclusive of school 
teachers.) 

1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 

Active employees 302 294 286 305 309 

Retired employees 53 51 52 55 53 



355 345 338 360 362 

Contributory Retirement System — Dec. 31, 1956 (Before Closing) 

♦Investment Bonds $199,445.57 

* Investment Stocks 26,988.00 

Cash 2,965.65 

Savings Bank Deposits 91,446.27 

Paid-up Co-operative Shares 162,000.00 

Accrued Interest on Bonds 34.56 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 11 



Annuity Savings 322,152.87 

Annuity Reserve 66,383.30 

Special Fund for Military Service 6,987.23 

Pension Fund 109,952.24 

Expense Fund 3,641.65 

Deductions Gr. "A" 38,496.89 

Deductions Gr. "B" 11,374.56 

Refund of Deductions Gr. "A" 9,983.43 

Refund of Deductions Gr. "B" 4,123.83 

Annuities paid 7,332.01 

Pensions paid 62,868.25 

Expenses paid 3,640.14 

Investment Income 11,838.97 



$570,827.71 $570,827.71 



* These figures are subject to market value adjustment by the Committee on 
Insurance Commissioners. 

ERVINE LAUGHTON, Chairman 
JOHN J. MCCARTHY, Secretary 
WILLIAM D. SCOTT 



12 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Report of Chief of Police 

Number of arrests 461 

Number of arrests on warrants 37 

Number of arrests w/o warrants 184 

Number of arrests on capias 3 

Number of summonses served 237 

Males 426 

Females 35 

Residents 191 

Non-residents 270 

FOR THE FOLLOWING CRIMES, VIZ: 

Accosting 1 

Animals, Cruelty to 2 

Arrested for other officers 18 

Assault and battery 5 
Automobile laws, violation of: 

Causing property damage 1 

Exceeding outside registered width of truck 9 

Exceeding overall registered length of truck 7 

Failing to stop for a police officer 3 

Improper registration plates 1 

Mechanical signal, not stopping 8 

One-way street, violation of 1 

Operating after suspension of license 3 

Operating — failing to slow down at intersection 4 

Operating — no registration 1 

Operating so as to endanger 3 

Operating — speeding 2 

Operating under influence of liquor 15 

Operating with unnecessary noise 2 

Operating without license 8 

Operating without official inspection 5 

Parking overtime 157 

Refusing to show license to police officer 1 

Uninsured car 6 

Unregistered car 7 

Using without authority 1 

Breaking, entering and larceny in the night-time 1 

Breaking, entering in the night-time and attempt to commit larceny 2 

Breaking, entering and larceny in the daytime 5 
Children : 

Stubborn child 1 

Delinquency, contributing to 1 

Drunkenness 106 

Exposing person 1 

Illegitimacy 3 

Insane 8 

Larceny 23 



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Loitering fi&SSafi. 


1 


Lottery, setting up and promoting 


3 


Non-support 


4 


Revolver, carrying without a license » - 


2 


Runaway boys ** 


3 


Runaway girls 


2 


Robbery — armed 


1 


Safe-keeping 


13 


Truancy 


4 


Violation of probation 


6 


HOW DISPOSED OF: 




Continued 


15 


Defaulted 


19 


Delivered to other officers 


19 


Discharged 


5 


Dismissed 


21 


Fines imposed 


185 


Grand Jury 


5 


House of Correction 


12 


Insane Hospital 


8 


Middlesex Training School 


1 


Placed on file 


41 


Probation 


14 


Released 


82 


State Farm 


3 


State Prison 


3 


Suspended sentence to House of Correction 


14 


Suspended sentence to Sherborn 


4 


Suspended sentence to State Farm 


1 


Youth Service Board, committed to 


5 


Youth Service Board, suspended sentence to 


4 


AMOUNT OF FINES IMPOSED BY THE COURT: 




1 @ $ 1.00 


$ 1.00 


68 @ 2.00 


136.00 


29 @ 3.00 


87.00 


14 @ 5.00 


70.00 


2 @ 7.00 


14.00 


1 @ 8.00 


8.00 


27 @ 10.00 


270.00 


3 @ 15.00 


45.00 


9 @ 20.00 


180.00 


10 @ 25.00 


250.00 


4 @ 35.00 


140.00 


6 @ 50.00 


300.00 


3 @ 75.00 


225.00 


6 @ 100.00 


600.00 


1 @ 125.00 


125.00 


1 @ 200.00 


200.00 


Total 


$ 2,651.00 



14 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



MISCELLANEOUS REPORT: 

Accidents reported 439 

Amount of lost property recovered $3,414.02 

Amount of property left outside of stores and cared for $1,247.00 

Amount of stolen property recovered $8,760.91 

Bicycles taken — no lights 1 

Broken wires reported 48 

Burglary (false alarm) 55 

Complaints and cases investigated 2,125 

Dead and stray cats reported 33 

Dead bodies cared for 9 

Defects in gas pipes reported 4 

Defects in hydrants reported 1 

Defects in streets and sidewalks reported 116 

Defects in water pipes reported 5 

Details for public assemblages 708 

Drowning 1 

Dog bites reported 61 

Dogs killed 32 

Fires discovered and alarm given 11 

Fires discovered and extinguished without alarm 4 

Hens killed by dogs (number of cases) 2 

House lights reported out 1 

Lanterns put in dangerous places 31 

Lights found burning in buildings 6 

Lost children cared for 31 

Lost dogs found and returned to owners 171 

Medical Examiner cases 9 

Obstruction removed from the street 14 

Officers at fires 198 

Persons missing 19 

Rescued from drowning 18 

Runaway boys cared for 17 

Runaway girls cared for 5 

Sick and disabled people assisted 565 

Street lights not burning 140 

Water running to waste 7 

Wires burning trees 5 

Legal papers served for out-of-town departments 433 

Legal papers served in town for our own department 353 

Number of three-way summonses issued for traffic violations 1,966 

Money collected at office for fines imposed by the Court $10.00 

Money collected at office on non-support cases $771.50 

Money collected for restitution $472.02 

Money collected for revolver permits issued $ 93.00 

Money collected on ambulance cases $213.00 

Money collected for bicycle registrations $ 77.90 

Money collected for taxi licenses issued $ 85.00 

Money collected for taxi badges issued $ 85.00 

Number of ambulance cases 508 



147TH ANNUAL REPORT 15 



Number of miles covered by ambulance 4,842 

Number of miles covered by cruising car 91 38,214 

Number of miles covered by cruising car 92 7,492 

Number of miles covered by cruising car 94 29,778 

Number of miles covered by cruising car 95 7,189 

Number of miles covered by old ambulance 108 

Number of miles covered by motorcycle 1,239 

Number of duty calls 52,810 

AUXILIARY POLICE 

During the past year, the Auxiliary Police has been used in directing 
traffic, for police duty at the bathing beaches, as well as assisting regular 
officers on May 30th, over the July 4th celebration, on Hallowe'en night, 
and on other occasions when needed. These officers have worked a total 
of 2,727% hours of police work without any cost to the town. For the past 
two years, the auxiliary has been under the able leadership of Patrolman 
William R. Connors. 

Again this year, I recommend that a sum of money be set aside in the 
Civil Defense appropriation for police uniforms and equipment for these 
officers in order that they may be properly equipped for any emergency. 
They do not get paid for their services and it is not right to expect them 
to pay out money from their own pockets for uniforms and equipment. 

To all members of the Auxiliary Department, who have shown such 
an interest in attending semi-monthly meetings and in giving their time 
for police work when called upon, I wish to extend my sincere thanks. I 
sincerely trust that this organization will continue to function during the 
coming year with the same spirit it has shown in the past. 

CONCLUSION: 

On June 30th, 1956, Sergeant Walter E. Peterson retired from the Po- 
lice Department after thirty continuous years of faithful and honorable 
service to the Town of Wakefield. 

JOHN G. GATES, Chief 



16 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Chief of Fire Department 



During the year this department has responded to 640 alarms, which 
are divided as follows: 166 Box Alarms and 474 Still Alarms. 

Estimate of Property Endangered $417,042.10 

Insurance on Property Endangered 677,192.10 

Loss on Property 68,881.92 

Insurance Paid on Loss 56,161.92 

Transit Value 32,525.00 

Transit Loss 30,349.34 

During the year a 750 gallon pump was purchased from the Mack 
Trucks Inc. and put in service November 7, 1956. 

In closing this report I wish to extend to the Honorable Board of Se- 
lectmen my sincere thanks for the interest and cooperation manifested by 
them in all matters pertaining to this department. 

I wish to express my appreciation to the Call Men for their cooperation 
at all times; also the Officers and Members of the Permanent Force; to 
the Auxiliary Firemen who have given so freely of their time and efforts, 
and to all other town departments for their assistance and cooperation. 

WILLIAM P. HURTON, 

Chief of Fire Department 



REPORT OF FOREST WARDEN 

During the year there was a total of 206 woods and grass fires. 

WILLIAM P. HURTON, 

Forest Warden 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 17 



Report of Building Inspector 



Building permits granted 303 
Sets of plans for new houses, schools, alterations and 

additions approved 302 

Building inspections made 2,010 

Inspections with State Inspector 22 

Buildings condemned 2 

Inspections with Fire Chief 33 

Inspections with State fire marshal's office 3 

Complaints investigated 160 

Complaints investigated regarding Zoning By-Laws 104 

Violations of Zoning Laws checked 76 

Public halls inspected 2 

Circus and carnival inspections 2 

Lodging houses inspected 6 

Shingle permits issued 21 

Sidewalk permits issued 27 

Fire escapes inspected 10 

Sign inspections 26 

Notices posted on dangerous and unsafe buildings 4 

Fire inspections 21 

Buildings razed 22 

Buildings moved 1 

Convalescent homes inspected 5 

Permits refused 24 

Miles driven 4,692 

Board of Appeal hearings attended 24 

Calls received at home before and after hours 347 

Elevators inspected 23 
Total valuation of permits granted $5,200,287.00 
Permit fees received $888.00 

PERMIT VALUATIONS FOR PAST SIX YEARS 



1951 


$1,464,545.00 


1954 $2,310,200.00 


1952 


2,012,544.00 


1955 1,636,845.00 


1953 


2,629,161.00 


1956 5,200,287.00 

FRANK A. TREDINNICK, 

Building Inspector 



18 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Wire Inspector 



Permits granted 891 

Temporary service permits 44 

Inspections made 1,263 

Inspections approved 891 

Temporary approvals (houses still under construction) 138 

Installations not passing inspection 45 

Installations rejected, corrected and passed 45 

Wiring without obtaining permit 115 

Changes in service (two to three wire) 98 

Notified for non-payment of fees 115 

Inspections of convalescent homes 6 

Inspections of public schools 2 

Public buildings inspected 10 

Meetings on job with electricians 75 

Property owners notified to make wiring changes 5 

Inspections with Fire Chief 15 

Requests from tenants for inspections 5 
Fees collected Jan. 1, 1956 to Dec. 31, 1956 and 

deposited in Wakefield Trust Co. $1,710.50 

Appropriation 1958 Town Meeting 1,516.50 

Surplus of the department for 1956 194.00 

JOHN J. CURRAN, 

Wire Inspector 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



19 



Report of Plumbing Inspector 



Number of permits issued 

Number of fixtures installed 

Gas storage — Hot water heaters 

Electric storage — Hot water heaters 

Oil storage — Hot water heaters 

Hot water tanks 

Tankless heaters 

Water closets 

Lavatories 

Bath tubs 

Showers 

Urinals 

Sinks 

Laundry trays 

Disposals 

Dish washing machines 

Washing machines 

Traps 

Soda fountains 

Drinking fountain 

Drains 

Repiping 

Air conditioner 

Refrigerator drip 

Cold pan drips 

Dental chair 

Sewer connections 

Cesspools 

Fees for permits 



365 
1,735 



41 

20 

1 

9 

117 

313 

315 

223 

28 

25 

271 

86 

13 

16 

46 

2 

2 



5 

1 

124 

66 



$ 1,266.00 



KENNETH G. SHAW, 

Inspector of Plumbing 



20 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Animal Inspector 



Eighty-five (85) animals were quarantined as a precautionary measure 
against rabies. 

One (1) animal died while under quarantine and was taken to the 
Wasserman Laboratory for further examination. (It proved negative). 
There were no cases of rabies in Wakefield during 1S56. 

All cattle and their quarters were inspected and found to be in satis- 
factory condition. 

JOHN W. HOPKINS, 

Animal Inspector 



Report of Dog Officer 



Answered nine hundred eighty-two (932) telephone calls. 

Canvassed town twice (2) for unlicensed dogs. 

Two hundred twelve (212) were picked up. 

One hundred thirty-two (132) were returned. 

Seventy-nine (79) were humanely disposed of. 

One (1) was sold. Money turned into town treasurer. 

Sixty-seven (67) stray cats were picked up. 

Four (4) were returned to their rightful owners. 

Sixty-three (63) were humanely disposed of. 

One hundred forty- two (142) dead animals were picked up. 



JOHN W. HOPKINS, 

Dog Officer 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



21 



Report of Sealer of Weights and 
Measures 





Adjusted 


Sealed C 


ondem 


Scales over 10,000 lbs. 




6 


1 


Scales 5,000 to 10,000 lbs. 




1 




Scales 100 to 5,000 lbs. 


3 


25 




Scales under 100 lbs. 


3 


106 


1 


Avoirdupois weights 


3 


127 




Linear measures 




10 




Gasoline meters 


6 


90 


1 


Vehicle tanks 


11 


42 


5 


Bulk storage 




4 


2 


Gasoline pumps 


6 


90 


1 


Leather measures 




1 




Cloth measures devices 




1 




Reweighs on meats and vegetables — 249 








Fees collected— $363.45 









JAMES J. DEVLIN, 



Sealer 



22 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Director of Civil Defense 



This Department was organized pursuant to directives issued by the 
Governor of Massachusetts and Chapter 639 General Laws of Massachu- 
setts. 

There is one paid employee serving as office clerk and field agent. The 
Director and all other members of the organization are serving on a vol- 
unteer basis. 

Warden Service: The group was disbanded because no funds were 
appropriated for equipment or training. 

Communications Service: A discarded fire truck was given a com- 
plete overhaul by the Wakefield Road Knights and placed in operation. 
The Road Knights donated parts and equipment and other parts were do- 
nated by private merchants. The interior of the truck was remodeled by 
the Kiley family and is ready to receive communication equipment. This 
town is one of the few towns that has an operation plan accepted by the 
Federal Communication Commission permitting it to be on the air when 
all other communications systems must remain silent, yet the town has 
never appropriated money to purchase the equipment necessary to fulfill 
the plan. On six occasions during the past year the need for this equip- 
ment was clearly demonstrated. 

A nation-wide communications test was held in July and Wakefield 
was able to participate only through the use of borrowed equipment. 

The Wakefield Kiwanis Club donated an aluminum 14' rescue boat 
which has responded to many calls. If this boat had not been available 
to the town at the time of an unfortunate drowning accident no rescue nor 
body recovery steps could have been taken for about 15 minutes. 

Auxiliary Police: This service again proved its worth and saved the 
town in direct dollars and cents more than the entire amount appropriated 
for Civil Defense for the year. 

Auxiliary Fire and Rescue Services: This service and the heavy rescue 
truck also proved itself another valuable asset to the town, performing ex- 
cellent work at disaster scenes and local emergencies. 

Matching Funds Program: This town's failure to avail itself of the 
matching funds program cost $5,263.50. Again more than the amount ap- 
propriated to Civil Defense. 

Emergencies in this town during the past year again indicated a need 
for a Control Center, Races Plan equipment and mobile generators. This 
equipment is obtainable through the Matching Funds Program, and the 
Government Surplus Program. Lack of a control center makes Wakefield 
ineligible to participate in either program. 

JAMES F. HURTON, 

Director of Civil Defense 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 23 



Report of Board of Health 



The year 1956 showed a very low incidence of communicable diseases. 
One case of Poliomyelitis (Paralytic) was reported. The total for the pre- 
vious year was 22. 

The Board of Health voted to continue the Salk Vaccine inoculations 
at school and pre-school clinics. Vaccine for inoculations by private physi- 
cians was also dispensed through the Board of Health. A total of 3,300 
children received inoculations at public clinics and 2,800 children received 
their inoculations by private physicians. Local physicians again partici- 
pated in this program with first inoculations starting in March, second 
inoculations were completed in June. Wakefield was the second com- 
munity in the State to complete their program before the school year 
ended in June. 

The Board of Health accepted with regret the resignation of Mrs. 
Ernestine Nardone, R.N. Mrs. Nardone was appointed Public Health Nurse 
in June of 1950. Mrs. Shirley Stoddart, R.N., was appointed full time Pub- 
lic Health Nurse on August 1, 1956. 

Preschool immunization clinics were held with a total of 33 children 
receiving a series of 3 inoculations against diphtheria-tetanus and whoop- 
ing cough and 123 receiving booster inoculations. 

The Tuberculosis Case Register at the beginning of the year showed 
a case load of 40. During the year 1956, 3 new cases were reported, 1 
re- activated. At the present time there are six patients hospitalized. Ten 
patients at home are on chemotherapy under their physician's supervision. 

The following is an abbreviated summary of field trips, nursing serv- 
ices and investigations made by the public health nurse : 

Nursing visits to tuberculosis patients and contacts 112 

Office visits of patients and contacts 20 

Number of trips to Sanatoriums for X-rays 40 

Number of contacts of tuberculosis patients X-rayed 89 

Number of case register patients X-rayed 30 

All others X-rayed 32 

Patients hospitalized during the year 12 

Poliomyelitis home visits 7 

Premature baby investigations 7 

Unsanitary conditions, food poisoning, etc. 8 

Kindergartens supervised 6 

ROBERT DUTTON, M.D., Chairman 
ROBERT G. REED, Secretary 
EVAN FAIRBANKS 



24 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Board of Public Welfare 



The same trend as evidenced itself in 1955 continued in 1956. Case 
loads in all categories other than Disability Assistance decreased, but the 
cost per case increased. As predicted, a new hospital care rate was made 
effective, February 1, 1956 which increased costs. A further increase in 
cost of living from 14.2% to 20% was made effective, July 1, 1956. 

Total expenditures for all relief in Wakefield, including maintenance 
of the Town Home and administration amounted to $416,766.92. 

We had returned from all sources $324,510.22, which resulted in a net 
cost to Wakefield of $92,256.70 or, 22.1% of total expended. 

General Relief 

We have had only a few full time, single unit, cases in this program. 
In addition, we, as usual, assisted a few families where income was dis- 
rupted because of illness or unemployment. 

Aid to Dependent Children 

Our estimate of 16 cases for the year proved to be accurate. We added 
9 cases to the rolls and closed 6 for the following reasons: 

Became self-supporting * 5 

Moved from community 1 

Disability Assistance 

The number of persons applying for aid in this category increased, but 
not to the figure of our estimate. Because of the health conditions of these 
cases they are proving to be more costly than a case in other categories. 
We added 7 cases during the year and closed 13 for the following reasons: 

By death 6 

Became self-supporting 1 

Admitted to a State Hospital 3 

Moved from community 2 

Continued eligibility not established 1 

Old Age Assistance 

Nothing eventful occurred in this category. The total case load de- 
clined from 295 at the beginning of the year, to 286. A new law, effective 
November 7, 1956, allows aliens, who have lived in this country for twenty 
years, to receive Old Age Assistance if otherwise eligible. We look forward, 
therefore, to added cases in 1957. We added 38 cases during the year and 
closed 50 for the following reasons : 

By death 39 

Admitted to a State Hospital 4 

Moved from community 5 

Continued eligibility not established 2 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 25 



Town Home 

The Town Home continues to be closed for resident clients and is be- 
ing carried on a maintenance basis until the town votes disposition. 



Respectfully submitted, 



M. LEO CONWAY, Chairman 
P. ELIZABETH KITCHENMAN 
PETER Y. MYHRE 
ALBERT J. PETRUCCI 



Financial Statement — 1956 



Category 


Income 


Expenses 


Disability Assistance 




$ 48,600.49 


Federal 


$ 12,037.89 




State 


25,634.08 




Refunds 


378.86 




Aid to Dependent Children 




23,458.75 


Federal 


9,079.84 




State 


7,549.54 




Refunds 


366.35 




Old Age Assistance 




300,155.58 


Federal 


113,903.34 




State 


129,258.92 




Refunds 


2,200.28 




Other Cities and Towns 


5,075.57 




General Relief 




12,660.48 


State (Unsettled Cases) 


2,335.00 




Living in Wakefield, settled elsewhere 


1,178.69 




Refunds — 1956 


1,061.45 




Refunds — Prior years 


114.00 




Unpaid Bills 




3,707.30 


Administration 




28,184.32 


Federal 


13,527.51 




State 


508.90 






$324,510.22 


416,766.92 
324,510.22 




$ 92,256.70 






22.1% 



Administration 

(All Categories) 

Board Members 

Appropriated (Town Funds) $ 690.00 

Expended (Town Funds) 690.00 

Balance None 



26 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Office Employees 

Appropriated (Town Funds) $ 12,810.00 

Expended (Town Funds) 12,810.00 



Balance None 

Balance, 1955 (Federal Funds) $ 2,199.05 

Grants, 1956 (Federal Funds) 13,527.51 

Refunds 4.00 



Funds Available (Federal) $ 15,730.56 

Funds Expended (Federal) 14,684.32 



Balance (Federal) $ 1,046.24 

Recapitulation 

Funds Available (Town and Federal) $ 29,230.56 

Funds Expended (Town and Federal) 28,184.32 



Balance (Federal) $ 1,046.24 

Source of Funds 

Federal $ 13,527.51 

State 508.90 

Town 14,147.91 

GENERAL RELIEF 

Unpaid Bills for Years Prior to 1955 

Appropriated 

Balance (Town Funds) 1955 

Expended 

Balance (Town Funds) 1956 

Unpaid Bills for 1955 

Appropriated (Town Funds) 
Refund (Town Funds) 

Funds Available (Town Funds) 
Funds Expended (Town Funds) 

Balance (Town Funds) $ 28.66 

Recipients 

Appropriated (Town Funds) $ 18,700.00 

Refunds (Town Funds) 1,061.45 



$ 


000.00 




166.92 




000.00 


$ 


166.92 


$ 


3,553.96 




182.00 




3,735.96 




3,707.30 



Funds Available $ 19,761.45 

Expended (Town Funds) 12,660.48 

Balance $ 7,100.97 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 27 



1956 Case Load Distribution 

Living Wakefield, with Wakefield Settlement 
Living Wakefield, without Settlement 
Living Other Cities and Towns with Wakefield 

Settlement 
Living in Wakefield with Settlement in Other Cities 

and Towns 



Disability Assistance 
Recipients 

Funds Available 

Appropriated (Town) $ 43,000.00 

Balance (Federal) 1955 583.04 

Grants (Federal) 1956 12,037.89 

Refunds (Federal) 378.86 



Cases 
28 
3 


Amount 

$ 6,886.84 

2,335.00 


12 


2,259.95 


4 


1,178.69 


47 


$ 12,660.48 





Source of 1956 Funds 


Federal $ 


9,079.84 


State 




7,549.54 


Town 




6,829.37 



Total Funds $ 55,999.79 

P\mds Expended 48,600.49 



Balance (Federal Funds) $ 7,399.30 

Source of 1956 Funds 

Federal $ 12,037.89 

State 25,634.08 

Town 10,928.52 

Aid to Dependent Children 

Recipients 

Funds Available 

Appropriated $ 19,000.00 

Balance (Federal) 1955 415.54 

Grants (Federal) 1956 9,079.84 

Refunds (Federal) 366.35 



Total Funds $ 28,861.73 

Funds Expended 23,458.75 



Balance (Federal Funds) $ 5,402.98 



28 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Old Age Assistance 
Recipients and Other Cities and Towns 



Funds Available 

Appropriated 
Balance (Federal) 1955 
Grants (Federal) 1956 
Refunds 

Total Funds 
Funds Expended 

Balance (Federal Funds) 



Appropriated 
Expended 

Balance 

Home is closed — caretaker in charge. 



$211,000.00 

11,080.97 

113,903.34 

2,200.28 





$338,184.59 




300,155.58 


\mds) 


$ 38,029.01 


Source of 1956 Funds 




Federal $113,903.34 




State 129,258.92 




Town 56,993.32 




Town Home 






$ 1,295.00 




1,295.00 



None 



Retirement 



Appropriated 
Expended 

Balance 



941.70 
941.70 



None 

M. LEO CONWAY, Chairman 
P. ELIZABETH KITCHENMAN 
PETER Y. MYHRE 
ALBERT J. PETRUCCI 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 29 



Report of Veterans' Services and Benefits 



The Veterans' Benefits and Services Department submits its annual 
report for the year ending December 31, 1956. 

Under Chap. 115, General Laws as amended, the Town of Wakefield 
is reimbursed one-half of all monies spent, provided that proper authoriza- 
tion from the State as to settlement, dependency and need is shown. 

Recipients Expenses $ 32,450.00 
Outstanding Medical Bills for 1956 

Request Town Meeting Appropriation 857.28 

Number of Recipients aided 93 Cases 

Medical Cases Aided 52 Cases 

Fuel Cases Aided 18 Cases 

Veterans' Services 

Korean Bonus Applications 92 Cases 

Disability Applications 37 Cases 

Photostatic Copies 137 Cases 

Education, House Loans, Insurance 84 Cases 

Hospitalization and Out-Patient 41 Cases 

RICHARD J. McGRAIL, 

Veterans' Agent 
Veterans' Service Director 



Report of Personnel Board 



During the past year the Personnel Board has held a number of meet- 
ings with representatives of various town departments and boards to dis- 
cuss and take action upon matters pertaining to the personnel by-law and 
employees covered by this by-law. 

Because of turnover in membership, three members of the Board have 
been active for less than three months. Moderator-appointed members 
Kenneth Mulligan and Roger Muse resigned and were replaced by the ap- 
pointment of Daniel V. Lucey and Frank A. Tredinnick, Jr. John L. Clark, 
an employee-elected member, resigned and the town employees elected 
Arthur H. Anderson of the Board of Public Works as a new member of the 
Personnel Board. 

The board continues to be handicapped by the lack of an office of its 
own, and it is hoped that this situation will soon be rectified. 

FRANK A. TREDINNICK, JR. 

Chairman, Personnel Board 



30 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Recreation Commission 



More than 1,000 parents and friends attended the annual Demonstra- 
tion Day of the playgrounds. It was held at Veterans' Field. 

The folk dancing classes from the various playgrounds, and the handi- 
craft exhibit were held under lights on the tennis courts. 

The handicraft class made potholders, mail-holders, felt beanies, felt 
purses, gimp articles and stuffed animals. 

Softball for adults, baseball, tennis, horseshoes, basketball, dodge ball, 
badminton, croquet, bean bags, kickball, track and field events, and story- 
telling were the activities on the play areas. 

A regulation Little League park on Farm Street was completed. 

Colonel Edward J. Connelly Recreation Area was fenced in. 

A regulation Pony League diamond was constructed on Moulton play 
area. 

Attendance at all play areas was much higher than in previous years. 
There were 12 minor accidents during the year. 

There were 119 games played in the Adult Softball League; 132 in 
Little League baseball; 56 in Pony League baseball, and 62 in Pioneer 
League baseball. 

It is hoped that swimming will be better controlled at the Col. Edward 
J. Connelly area, now that it is fenced in. 

Plans for the future are: Opening of the Dolbeare School Playground, 
spraying of the skating surface near Col. Edward J. Connelly Park, adding 
lights to Veterans' Field for night softball, erecting an overhead backstop 
at Maple Way baseball field, and erecting a field house on Moulton Play- 
ground. 

DR. PHILIP L. McAULIFFE, Chairman 
JOSEPH J. McMAHON, Secretary 
PATSY J. CARISELLA 
NICHOLAS F. MAURIELLO 
DANTE VOLPE 
FLORENCE P. GOULD 
MARJORIE G. McCANN 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 31 



Report of Board of Public Works 



Mr. Joseph H. DeFoe retired as Director of Public Works on October 
15, 1956. Mr. DeFoe served the board faithfully for six years. 

Mr. George R. Winters was elected as Director of Public Works for a 
three year term starting October 15, 1956. 

Substantially, all work planned for in the 1956 budget has been accom- 
plished. Construction of sewers voted in the 1956 town meetings and the 
projects held over from 1955 have been completed. Orchard Circle, Roch- 
elle Drive and Thistledale Road construction was consummated. The pro- 
gram of surface treatment and resurfacing streets was carried forward as 
outlined in the director's report. 

We were unsuccessful in completing the relaying program of old water 
mains due to the necessity of water main extensions. A revised program 
for water main relay and extension has been formulated and all the work 
under the old program should be completed in 1957. 

We are recommending an increase in the amount appropriated for 
drainage as there are many serious drainage situations that need correc- 
tions immediately. 

We are requesting one revision in the rates of pay for engineers to 
permit us to employ a man in the engineering division who will be quali- 
fied to assume the duties of Town Engineer. 

We are requesting the appointment of a committee to investigate the 
feasibility of the construction of an incinerator jointly with the town of 
Stoneham, Reading and Lynnfield for the disposal of rubbish. Facilities 
for the proper disposal of rubbish are of paramount importance to the town. 

For description of the work of the various divisions of the department 
we refer you to the report of the Director of Public Works which follows 
our report. 

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS 

GEORGE F. GARDNER, Chairman 
WILLIAM T. THISTLE, Secretary 
SIDNEY F. ADAMS 
SABATINO BENEDETTO 
JOSEPH J. NOLAN 

REPORT OF DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS 

In the past year the department has completed the work schedule set 
forth in the budget and town meeting with the exception of the construc- 
ion of new sidewalks. This was due in part to the retirement of Mr. De- 
Foe and the appointment of a new director. The accomplishments of the 
year are outlined in the reports prepared by each division supervisor which 
follow. 

Our most pressing problems have to do with the water supply of the 
town, the dump, the drainage work, and the need for sidewalks. 



32 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



The water problem will be brought to the attention of the town meet- 
ing this year by the Water Survey Committee. The members of the board 
and the men of the department have tried to work with the Committee 
and assist them in every possible way. 

In regard to the dump problem, this department has requested addi- 
tional funds for the coming year to carry on a more satisfactory program 
of sanitary land fill. We realize that anything we do at our present loca- 
tion will be of a temporary nature, and we are atempting to find new dump 
locations. We are also investigating incineration of rubbish, and in this 
regard we are working with joint committees from neighboring towns. 

The amount of drainage work yet to be done in the town is prac- 
tically unlimited, and the further development of the town increases the 
problem. We attempt to ease the most critical situations, and still main- 
tain a planned extension of our drainage facilities. A review of the 
drainage areas of the town must be started soon to correlate the work of 
this department and the work currently being done by the Massachusetts 
Department of Public Works, Division of Waterways. 

Construction of new sidewalks will be attempted this year by the 
utilization of town men and equipment in place of contracting the work 
as has been done in previous years. It is hoped by this method we can 
stretch our budget to include more work for each dollar spent, and perhaps 
be able to diminish the number of requests facing the department. 

GEORGE R. WINTERS, Director 



ENGINEERING DIVISION 

The Engineering Division during 1956 furnished street house numbers, 
street right of way lines and grades, also necessary engineering for work 
carried on by the various divisions of the Public Works Department. 

Detailed estimates and contract plans were completed by outside help 
for the construction of Thistledale Road, Rochelle Drive and Orchard 
Circle. 

Requests for sidewalks and curbing were received and added to the 
long list on file. 

Plans and specifications were prepared for the construction of a park- 
ing area, including an approach for a municipal boat landing. Pavement, 
curbing and drainage were completed. 



MOTH AND TREE DIVISION 

During the year we lost two hundred trees throughout the town due 
to the Dutch Elm Disease and other causes. 

We planted one hundred fifty-five maples, grown in our nursery, on 
various streets throughout the town. 

We have about ten thousand trees under our care. During the past 
hurricanes and sleet storms, many of these trees were injured and required 
our constant care. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 33 

Dutch Elm Disease is still at a steady incline. Most of our trees with 
this disease have been removed. 

Gypsy Moth, Tent Caterpillars, and the Satin Moth are about the 
same as in the past years, but the Japanese Beetles have increased in 
many areas. 

With our Mist Blower we were able to spray many of our elms twice 
and some of our swamps were sprayed for mosquitoes. 

ERNEST J. McWHINNIE, 

Superintendent 



REPORT OF PARK AND CEMETERY DIVISION 

The following report for 1956 is a brief resume of work completed, and 
activities that are over and above the regular maintenance that is the re- 
sponsibility of this division: 

Park: Repaving of the tennis court at Veterans' Field which was 
contracted to the H. H. McGuire Company. 

The completion of the parking area at the William Hall Park. This 
involved the laying of the subgrade, paving the area with two courses of 
hot top and the installation of hot top curbing. This also was contracted 
to the H. H. McGuire Company. 

The baseball diamonds at Veterans' Field, Moulton Playground and 
the John J. Round Park were completely rebuilt. 

A new Little League Field was completed on town property on Farm 
Street and this will be available for use in 1957. 

A new chain link fence was installed at the Col. Connelly Park. This 
should adequately protect the children using the area. 

Bath House: The average daily attendance for 1956 at the Spaulding 
Street bathing area was approximately 250. No serious accidents occurred 
during the season, nor was there any evidence of extreme rowdyism. 

The Red Cross swimming classes were well attended. The following 
certificates were issued to those completing the various classes. 

Beginners 190 Swimmers 20 

Intermediate 50 Advanced 2 

In the adult beginners division five young mothers were enrolled. 

The classes were under the leadership of Miss Carolyn Maher and as- 
sisted by the remainder of the bathhouse staff. 

Life saving courses were taught by Mr. Joseph Tecce, ably assisted by 
Mr. Philip McAuliffe; four senior and 20 junior certificates were awarded. 

Cemetery: During 1956 the following interments were made in Forest 
Glade Cemetery : 

Adults 80 

Babies and Stillborn 16 

Total 96 



34 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Foundations — Markers and Monuments 54 

Sale of Lets and Graves 

Recorded baby graves 9 

Single adult graves 10 

Two lot graves 22 

Four lot graves 2 

Five lot graves 1 

Permanent Improvements: In addition to regular maintenance a 
section containing approximately 350 graves was graded and seeded. This 
area will be available for sale in 1957. 

A 6 inch water main was installed for a distance of 1,400 feet into the 
central part of the cemetery. This main is the first phase of developing 
proper watering facilities; and it will also give greater fire protection for 
adjacent undeveloped town land. 

In conjunction with the above, a new main avenue was graveled and 
graded. In the spring of 1957 this will be surface treated and made ready 
for immediate use. 

J. HENRY VIK, Supervisor 



WATER DIVISION 

WATER CONSTRUCTION 
By Contractor 

Daniel Road, 500 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Magnolia Terrace, 525 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Sycamore Road, 225 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Meadowview Road, 480 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Goodwin Street, 250 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Gregoria Road, 96 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Michael Road, 32 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Aldrich Road, 215 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Louise Avenue, 432 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

By Town 

Forest Glade Cemetery, 1400 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

WATER EXTENSIONS 
By Contractor 

Plymouth Road, 1000 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 
Mitchell Lane, 650 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

By Town 

Nahant Street, 500 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. (From 
front No. 280 toward town line.) 

Valley Street, 192 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. (From Na- 
hant Street toward Water Street.) 

Albion Street, 64 feet 12 -inch cast iron cement lined pipe. (From Green 
Street to Stoneham town line.) 

Preston Street, 128 feet 6-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. (From 
existing dead end near No. 6, 128 feet northerly to a dead end.) 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 35 

WATER RECONSTRUCTION 

West Water Street, from North Avenue toward Main Street, 400 feet 8- 
inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

Green Street (Stoneham), from pumping main to standpipe, 2,800 feet 
12 -inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

Water Street, from Farm Street to Montrose Avenue, 590 feet 12-inch 
cast iron cement lined pipe. 

Water Street, from Montrose Avenue to front of No. 188 Water Street, 
1,200 feet 8-inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

Water Street, from front of No. 188 Water Street to town line, 680 
feet 6 -inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

Montrose Avenue, from Water Street toward Salem Street, 56 feet 12- 
inch cast iron cement lined pipe. 

Farm Street, from Water Street toward Nahant Street, 36 feet 12-inch 
cast iron cement lined pipe. 

HYDRANTS BROKEN— 6 
Muriel Avenue, opposite No. li. 
Main Street, near Lawrence Street. 
North Avenue, near Municipal Light Plant. 
Oak Street, near Greenwood Fire Station. 
Maple Street, near No. 7. 
Jordan Avenue, cor. Byron Street. 

HYDRANTS REPLACED— 3 
North Avenue, front of No. 114. 
North Avenue, opposite Church Street. 
Central Street, opposite Spear's Milk Room. 

NEW HYDRANTS— 8 
Plymouth Road — 2 — bet. lot 24 and 25 and front of Lot 19. 
Water Street — 2 — at Wiley Street and 200' from Saugus line. 
Meadowview Road — 1 — 150 feet from Oak Street. 
Louise Avenue — 1 — cor. Aldridge Road. 
Daniel Road — 1 — bet. No. 12 and No. 16. 
Mitchell Lane — 1 — opp. No. 16 Mitchell Lane. 

SERVICES 

New services — 160. 

Services relaid during year — 74. 

Number of feet of pipe laid on public land— 3763; Number of feet of 
pipe laid on private land — 5016 (New Services). 

Number of feet of pipe laid on public land— 1335; Number of feet of 
pipe laid on private land — 1470 (Relays) . 

Distribution System: 

Extended during the year— 6689 feet, 6"-8" and 12" C. I. Cement lined 
pipe. 

Total miles of pipe now in use — 71.77. 

Number of hydrants added — 8. 

Range of pressure on mains — 20 pounds to 115 pounds. 

Number of service taps now in use — 6042. 

Percent of active services metered — 99%. 



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37 



1955 



PUMPING RECORDS AND RAINFALL 





Crystal 


Driven 


Bay State 




Pumped 


Month 


Lake 


Wells 


Wells 


Rainfall Stoneham 


January 


28,380,000 


11,806,600 


2,065,340 


.88 




February 


26,005,000 


11,000,600 


1,931,140 


3.63 




March 


28,265,000 


13,293,100 


2,300,970 


4.32 




April 


28,345,000 


12,452,300 


1,972,430 


3.09 




May 


37,555,000 


10,261,600 


2,025,920 


1.92 




June 


34,855,000 


9,377,000 


1,895,400 


3.66 




July 


43,205,000 


9,856,500 


2,028,280 


1.93 


754,500 


August 


37,235,000 


10,830,100 


3,575,910 


12.93 




September 


30,925,000 


10,319,700 


3,281,700 


2.09 




October 


36,030,000 


12,170,400 


1,749,780 


7.80 




November 


31,855,000 


13,529,800 


1,786,260 


5.58 




December 


29,090,000 


14,243,500 


1,739,400 


.88 
48.71 






391,745,000 


139,141,200 


26,352,530 


754,500 


Total Pumped 1955 






557,993,230 


Average Daily Consumption 1955 






1,528,748 


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1956 



PUMPING RECORDS AND RAINFALL 



Month 
January 
February 
March 
April 
May 
June 
July 
August 
September 
October 
November 
December 



Crystal 
Lake 

29,665,000 
27,585,000 
32,040,000 
31,010,000 
32,905,000 
42,920,000 
44,430,000 
46,630,000 
32,290,000 
33,185,000 
31,195,000 
30,575,000 

414,430,000 



Driven 
Wells 

12,668,700 
12,123,900 
11,848,500 
11,830,900 
11,531,100 
11,790,900 
12,316,800 
10,410,200 
9,640,200 
13,392,200 
16,233,900 
16,507.200 

150,294,500 



Total Pumped 1956 

Average Daily Consumption 1956 

Average Daily Per Capita 1956 



Bay State 
Wells 
1,740,500 
1,659,360 
1,537,400 
1,667,730 
1,752,040 
1,634,680 
1,636,860 
1,546,510 
1,503,560 
1,608,850 
1,558,440 
1,584,150 



19,430,080 



Rainfall 

6.66 
4.30 
8.18 
2.01 
2.33 
1.82 
2.12 
2.11 
3.69 
3.80 
3.22 
5.49 



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584,154,580 

1,596,050 

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38 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

SEWER DIVISION 

CONSTRUCTION — 1956 
By Developer under Town Supervision: 

Daniel Road^OO feet 
Goodwin Street — 255 feet 
Magnolia Terrace — 400 feet 
Plymouth Road— 800 feet 

By the Department: 

Grove Street — from Hanson Street, northerly approximately 370 feet 
and southerly from Hanson Street approximately 325 feet to a dead end. 

By contract to Crognale Construction Co. Inc. 

Karl Road — from Walnut Street westerly approximately 380 feet to a 
dead end. 

Stedman Street — from an existing sewer northerly approximately 140 
feet. 

Myrtle Avenue — westerly through private land approximately 330 feet 
to Ware Street, and in Ware Street approximately 160 feet. 

Cottage Street — from an existing sewer in Valley Street southwesterly 
approximately 350 feet. 

Bellevue Avenue — from existing manhole easterly approximately 280 
feet. 

Overlook Road — from existing sewer northerly in Morgan Avenue ap- 
proximately 220 feet. 

Houston Street — from an existing sewer in Thorndike Road westerly 
and southerly approximately 235 feet through private land to Houston 
Street and in Houston Street southerly approximately 260 feet to a dead 
end. 

Converse Street — beginning from an existing sewer at the intersection 
of Jordan Avenue and Dell Avenue; thence westerly approximately 1200 
feet to a dead end. 

By contract to J. D'Amico Company: 

Spring Street from Linden Street, approximately 300 feet southeasterly 
to Myrtle Avenue. 

Myrtle Avenue from Spring Street, approximately 1,000 feet north- 
easterly to Gladstone Street. 

Spring Street approximately 437 feet northeasterly across private land 
to Crystal Street 

CONNECTIONS 

Connections made during the year — 129. 
Number of connections made to date — 3597. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 39 



HIGHWAY DIVISION 

The Highway Division continued its program for maintenance and 
construction as far as time and funds would permit. 

General Maintenance costs for the principal items are as follows: 

Patching $ 16,919.36 

Street cleaning 3,375.69 

Rubbish collection and dump 25,301.61 

Repairs to sidewalks 1,159.69 

Street signs 2,185.35 

Traffic lines 1,493.41 

Cleaning catchbasins 3,099.97 

Surface treatment 18,468.31 

Snow and ice 63,150.94 

Guardrails 119.66 

Miscellaneous 1,711.32 

Drainage 7,021.77 

Pensions 6,639.12 

Holidays and Vacations 6,317.66 

Sick leave 1,920.74 



$158,884.60 

Under Chapter 90 Maintenance $3,900.00 was available for the surface 
treatment of streets. 

Under Chapter 90 Construction $42,000.00 was available for recon- 
struction of North Avenue from Church Street to Armory Street. Bids 
were received for this work in December 1955 and the work was completed 
in the summer of 1956. 

New Sidewalks, Rebuilding Sidewalks and Replacing Curb was let out 
on bids in late Fall 1955 and was completed in 1956. 

CHAPTER 90 MAINTENANCE 

Appropriation by Town $ 1,300.00 

Appropriation by County 1,300.00 

Appropriation by State 1,300.00 



$ 3,900.00 



The following streets were given a surface treatment: Lowell Street 
from Pleasant Street Extension westerly to Main Street, Main Street from 
Lowell Street southerly to Central Street. 

Patching : 
The cost: 

Labor $ 9,038.58 

Material 7,880.78 

$ 16,919.36 



40 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Street cleaning: 
The cost: 

Labor $ 2,248.90 

Material 1,126.79 



$ 3,375.69 
Street cleaning includes the cleaning of streets in the Spring prior to 
surface treatment and the business section four times a week. 
Rubbish Collection and Dump 
The cost: 

Labor $ 23,780.86 

Material 1,520.75 



$ 25,301.61 
Repairs to Sidewalks 
The cost: 

Labor $ 937.17 

Material 222.52 



$ 1,150.69 
This item is for the repair to damaged sidewalks, removing curb, in- 
stalling corners and entrances to new homes. 
Street Signs 
The cost: 

Labor $ 1,961.52 

Material 223.83 



$ 2,185.35 

This item includes the erection of new signs for street direction — traffic 
controls and the painting of existing signs (all types). 
Traffic Lines 
The cost: 

Labor $ 103.12 

Material 1,390.29 



$ 1,493.41 
This item includes all cross walks, center lines, bus stops, taxi stands, 
stop lines, all parking spaces and restricted curb markings. All traffic lines 
and markings are made to conform with State Highway Specifications. 
This work was done under contract. 
Cleaning Catchbasins: 
The cost: 

Labor $ 3,031.54 

Material 68.43 

$ 3,099.97 



Miscellaneous 
The cost : 

Labor $ 1,482.18 

Material 229.14 



$ 1,711.32 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 41 



Guardrails 
The cost: 

Labor $ 34.16 

Material 85.50 



$ 119.66 



Drainage Maintenance 
The cost: 

Labor $ 5,779.06 

Material 1,242.71 



$ 7,021.77 



Surface Treatment 
The cost: 

Labor $ 2,525.04 

Material 15,943.27 

$ 18,468.31 

Forty-nine streets were given a treatment of seal coat for a distance 
of 13.9 miles at a cost of $ .08 per square yard. 

New sidewalks, rebuilding sidewalks and replacing curb, was done this 
year by contractor. (1955 contract) 

11 Charles St. 

858-860-866-868 
872 Main St. 

44-46-46A-48 Bartley St. 

36 Lawrence St. 

26-28 Salem St. 

5-7-9 Lawrence St. 

17-18-19-22 White Circle 
63 Cedar St. 
36 West Water St. 
19 Pine Ridge Rd. 
29 Pearl St. 
15 Water St. 
34 Park St. 

58-60-64-66 Richardson St. 
12-16-20-22-26-28-30 Coolidge Pk. 

Prospect Street was given a hot top surface from Chestnut Street to 
Vale View Road, a distance of 1700 feet at a cost of .69 per yard, a total of 
5100 square yards — this work was done under contract. 

STREET CONSTRUCTION 

Rochelle Drive and Orchard Circle 

Appropriation $ 31,995.88 

Expended 19,524.40 



Balance $ 12,471.48 

Thistledale Road 

Appropriation $ 14,500.00 

Expended 10,942.60 

Balance $ 3,557.40 



42 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Report of School Committee 

ORGANIZATION— 1956 
William W. Allyn, Chairman 1959 

31 Robert Street 
Henry F. Galvin, Secretary 1958 

340 Albion Street 
Mrs. Dorothea J. Wettergreen, Treasurer 1958 

7 Newell Road 
Lane W. Fuller 1959 

59 Parker Road 
Mrs. Jean W. Beebe 1957 

142 Main Street 
Richard J. Volpe 1957 

265 Nahant Street 

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 
John B. Hendershot 74 Chestnut Street 

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 
R. Edgar Fisher 24 Summit Avenue 

SECRETARY TO SUPERINTENDENT 
Pauline E. Meads 5 Fairmount Avenue 

SECRETARY 
Lora E. Harris 53 Prospect Street 

CLERK 
Eleanor M. Cardillo 97 Nahant Street 

REPORT OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE 

At the annual town election in March, Lane W. Fuller was re-elected 
to a three year term en the School Committee and William W. Allyn, a 
former member, was elected to rill the seat vacated by Richard J. McGrail 
who was not a candidate for reelection. According to the new Rules and 
Regulations, the organization of the School Committee was changed from 
March to September and on September 11th, at a regular meeting the fol- 
lowing officers were chosen: 

William W. Allyn, Chairman 

Henry F. Galvin, Secretary 

Mrs. Dorothea J. Wettergreen, Treasurer 

Several articles inserted in the Warrant by the School Committee were 
acted upon at the annual town meeting: 

1. To transfer control of the Town Farm buildings and land to the 
School Committee. This article was defeated. 

2. An appropriation was asked to take test borings and secure esti- 
mates for the cost of constructing an athletic field for the Senior 
High School at the Town Farm property. This article was also 
defeated. 

3. Two articles for the taking by eminent domain the property at the 
Montrose School of land in the N. W. corner and of land on the 
south side were defeated. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 43 



4. The School Committee was authorized to establish and maintain 
State Aided Vocational Education under the provisions of Chapter 
74. 

An article, not sponsored by the committee, was passed to increase the 
size of the School Committee by election of a seventh member at the an- 
nual election in March 1957. 

A significant accomplishment this year was the adoption on October 
23, 1956, of a completely revised copy of the Policies and Regulations of the 
School Committee. Contained therein are rules and regulations for the use 
of Wakefield public school buildings for other than regular school pur- 
poses. 

A new form of high school diploma recommended by a committee of 
the High School faculty was adopted. This requires only the signatures of 
the principal, the Superintendent of Schools and the School Committee 
Chairman. 

Several changes in personnel were made during the year. In addition 
to the replacement of 29 teachers, 5 new teachers and a librarian were 
hired. Mr. Robert C. Murray was appointed principal of the Franklin- 
Woodville district succeeding Mr. David Dix who resigned, and Miss Ethelyn 
M. Cowperthwaite succeeded Mrs. Katherine Morrill as Elementary Con- 
sultant. Following the resignation of Mr. Thomas O'Donnell as football 
coach, Mr. William Tighe was unanimously elected head coach for the 
year 1957. The school system lost the faithful services of two excellent 
teachers, Miss Alice E. Calkins and Miss Isabella M. Hirst through retire- 
ment last June, and the entire personnel was saddened by the sudden death 
of Mrs. Alice E. Ladieu, for 28 years a teacher in the Commercial Depart- 
ment of the Senior High School. 

The Wakefield public school system also lost two life-long friends with 
the deaths of T. Frank Shea, former principal in the Wakefield school sys- 
tem, and Harry B. Allman. a former chairman of the School Committee. 

Considerable time was spent by committee members in the study and 
discussion of teachers salaries culminating in the adoption by the commit- 
tee of the following salary schedule effective in September 1957: 

Bachelor's degree 

Men $3,400 to $5,050 

Women $3,300 to $4,950 

Master's degree 

Men $3,700 to $5,350 
Women $3,550 to $5,200 

The maximum figures to be reached at the end of the 12th step. In 
addition teachers with fifteen years' service may attain an extra $200 for 
teaching experience. 

There were 4,472 students enrolled in Wakefield public schools as of 
Sept. 10, 1956— Senior High 956— Junior High 969— Elementary 2,547, and the 
committee is concerned with building plans based on future estimated en- 
rollments. In October, the committee was informed that the Elementary 



44 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

School Survey Committee plans to make the following recommendations at 
the 1957 Annual Town Meeting : 

1. A four room addition to the Montrose School 

2. A four room addition to the Dolbeare School 

3. Acquisition of land on Montrose Ave. for future building site. 

4. Acquisition of land for similar purpose on west side of Greenwood 
area. 

Recommendations of the Junior High School Survey Committee are 
expected to relieve a crowded situation and avoid the necessity of double 
sessions in 1958. Prompt action on these recommendations is vital to the 
welfare of our school system. 

Adult Education classes were continued during the 1956-1957 season 
and a Summer School was conducted at the Dolbeare School. 

Continuation of the Eye and Ear Testing Program was also approved 
for the year 1956. 

During the year, the School Committee assumed the cost of two home- 
to-school intercommunicating systems for two Wakefield children and 
acted upon the following recommendations: 

Permission was granted to the Bay State Basketball Tournament Com- 
mittee to hold their annual tournament in the Memorial H. S. gymnasium. 

Permission was granted to the Recreation Committee to build a bas- 
ketball field and erect a backstop on the southeast corner of the Dolbeare 
School property. 

The School Committee supported the Selectmen in opposition to the 
construction of a fire station on land adjacent to the Montrose School 
and expressed opposition to the establishment of a liquor outlet within 500 
feet of any school property. 

On November 17th the New England Business Educators held their an- 
nual convention at Memorial H. S. Miss Ruth Hiatt of the local staff was 
general chairman for this meeting which was attended by five hundred 
N. E. teachers and school officials. 

Mrs. Jean W. Beebe was the delegate of the Wakefield School Commit- 
tee at the 1956 meeting of the Mass. Association of School Committees held 
in Chatham last June and Supt. Hendershot attended the Atlantic City 
meeting of the American Associaion of School Administrators Feb. 18-23. 
Mr. Lane W. Fuller, former chairman, was elected chairman of Area 2 of 
the Mass. Association of School Committees. 

Action was taken by the School Committee recently to arrange for 
special meetings with departmental personnel to discuss plans and pro- 
grams. This is designed to better acquaint committee members with school 
problems in order that they may evaluate new teaching techniques and 
establish policies which will maintain high standards of education in 
Wakefield. 

The committee wishes to commend all school personnel for faithful 
performance of their duties during the year and it looks forward to this 
new approach of committee activity which will supplement time previously 
consumed in the discussion of routine business. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



This report would be incomplete without acknowledgment to the cit- 
izens of Wakefield for their understanding appraisal of the committee's 
efforts and to the Wakefield Daily Item and its correspondent who has 
given complete coverage to meetings and school programs. Parent-Teacher 
associations and other organizations have been of invaluable assistance in 
the dissemination of school information. The committee appreciates the 
assistance of these organizations. 

WILLIAM W. ALLYN, Chairman 

HENRY F. GALVIN, Secretary 

MRS. DOROTHEA J. WETTERGREEN, 

Treasurer 
MRS, JEAN W. BEEBE 
RICHARD J. VOLPE 
LANE W. FULLER 

To the Wakefield School Committee, 

I would like to say at the beginning of this report that the past year 
has been a good year despite the many problems arising because of the in- 
creased enrollments, inflationary costs, personnel needs and adjustments 
necessary to carry on a good educational program. 

No single report can fully tell the entire story of the real accomplish- 
ments, the fine details and the many intimate incidents that take place in 
the course of a year. We are mindful that the schools are constantly be- 
ing reported to the public through the local newspaper and quality of the 
work in the schools and the satisfaction of the parents and the pupils. 

I am limiting my remaining remarks to one phase of our instructional 
program in Wakefield which is the emphasis given to the individual pupil, 
his needs, interests and capacities. 

Much has been written in past years of the individual differences 
found among our student population. Recent years as a result of objective 
tests and scientific studies of child developments, the importance of indi- 
vidual differences and their implications relative to the aims and methods 
of instruction have gained greater importance. In any classroom we can 
find students with a wide range of mental ability, health and physical 
characteristics, special aptitudes, personality and achievement. 

The most fundamental and significant differences found in students 
are those of mental ability. Studies of test results show consistently a wide 
range of intelligence. The range is equally great in the first grade as well 
as the twelfth grade so that grade placement fails to show the range of 
achievement of students. 

In Wakefield, the school staff realizes more than ever before that no 
two pupils are alike in ability, energy or growth. With this thought in 
mind every effort is being made to meet these individual needs. Methods 
are employed to make sure that the individual pupil receives the type of 
work that will best fit his abilities. The instructional program is being 
designed with this purpose in mind and the instruction and motivation 
bears a close relationship to the limits of their abilities and capacities. 

Special Classes — Wakefield provides three classes for those students 
who are mentally retarded or for students who are unable to carry on a 



46 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



traditional educational program. In these classes, instructional techniques 
and the type of training is adapted to the handicaps, talents and inclina- 
tions of each pupil. Our aim is to develop the child's capacities and to 
overcome specific handicaps by remedial instruction. Provision is made for 
the older students to participate as far as possible in certain activities in 
the regular grades such as in manual training, home economics, and in 
athletics. 

Reading Coach — Our reading coach in the elementary school is work- 
ing with small groups who need special attention. The teacher is con- 
stantly focusing her attention on the development of a basic vocabulary 
and of word attack skills. Her work with individual pupils is "saving" 
them from future school failures. 

The Elementary Classroom — Small instructional groups is the com- 
mon custom in the skill subjects. Children in these grades are doing a 
great deal of work around centers of interest which integrate their learn- 
ings and enable them to participate on their own level of ability and 
achievement. Obviously mass instruction cannot meet the varied needs 
within each group. Children of intellectual ability are challenged to real 
effort and their potential abilities are developed to the greatest degree 
while children with less ability are faced with tasks for which they are 
adequate. 

The Junior High School — With the introduction of a junior high 
school in our system, an individualized program was introduced. Students 
are grouped in such a manner as to make it possible to offer a program 
directed to the best interest of the pupils. Under the grouping plan a 
truly enriched program is offered to the superior and gifted student which 
because of its challenging nature should provide maximum growth. The 
average and slower groups are receiving through the employment of ac- 
tivity programs and experience units related to their needs differentiated 
assignments that will promote success and progress. 

Success is evident among our students through the careful selection of 
materials, adaptations of assignments, methods of procedure and different 
teaching techniques. 

Guidance — With more and more emphasis on individualized instruc- 
tion, the importance of specialized guidance and pupil adjustment services 
become evident. Teachers must be furnished more detailed information 
concerning the pupils to enable them to plan suitable programs for the 
pupils within their classrooms. The guidance personnel in the Senior and 
Junior High School and the Elementary Consultant are constantly em- 
ploying techniques such as objective testing of aptitudes and achievement, 
observation of students, conferences with students, parents and teachers 
and improving on the accumulative individualized records. Naturally the 
home room teacher also assumes responsibility for the adjustment of her 
class group and is important as a guidance counselor for the group. 

The measure of success and effectiveness of our program of meeting 
the needs, interest and abilities of the individual student is due entirely 
to the continuing efforts, the skill, the persistence and the resourcefulness 
of the Wakefield teachers. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 47 



I recommend your reading the excerpts of the reports of supervisors 
and other personnel of the School Department. They give in detail many 
of the worthwhile activities and accomplishments during the past year. 

FROM THE REPORTS OF STAFF MEMBERS 

The Senior High School, Gerard G. Barry, Principal 

Our enrollment this year is up over 100 from last year. We have not 
increased our staff to meet this increase. As a result, many of our classes 
are very crowded. However, Lynnfield will not send us any more 10th grade 
pupils after this year. Hence, we should have a breathing spell for a few 
years until the wave now in the grades reaches High School. 

The present emphasis on Science and Engineering is being felt here. 
We find that we have an enrollment equal to 67% of our student body in 
the mathematics courses. The figure for the Sciences is 63%. We expect 
this trend to continue for several years. 

We participated for the second year in the American Field Service For- 
eign Exchange Program. We have a girl from Greece with us for this 
school year. Alan MacDonald, '57, was chosen from a large group of appli- 
cants to spend a summer in Germany with a German family, under this 
same program. This exchange is a great benefit not only to pupils, but to 
the student body as a whole. We thank the generous people of Wakefield 
for making this exchange possible. 

We increased our school scholarships and awards by almost 100% this 
year. For the first time, they were presented at the graduation exercises. 
However, we feel that more of these awards and scholarships could be 
made available to Wakefield High School seniors. In addition to< the schol- 
arships granted through the school, a great many thousands of dollars 
worth of scholarships were won by members of last year's Senior Class 
from colleges and universities. These were won on the records of our grad- 
uating class. 

We have endeavored to group our students within each of our major 
course divisions. The more advanced pupils are thereby able to receive 
more advanced work than otherwise. The slower pupils can then proceed 
at a pace equal to their ability. Because of the large number of electives, 
it is impossible to group each pupil according to his ability. 

The English Department is working hard to overcome reading difficul- 
ties. Many of our pupils have been enrolled in Remedial Reading classes. 
This department sponsored a school wide spelling bee. Finalists from each 
class met in a final spelling bee at one of our assemblies, and a school 
champion was named. 

We have introduced a course in World History in the Senior Year. This 
is a college level course, given two days a week. It is a survey course for 
these intending to enter college. It is conducted on a lecture basis, with 
note-taking, outside readings, term papers and term tests. The Social 
Studies Department conducted an exchange program with Beverly High 
School last year. Pupils from Wakefield spent one day at Beverly, and 
Beverly pupils were our guests for a day, and attended one of our Town 
Meetings. 



48 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Each of our Modern Language groups sponsors a club to supplement 
the course. The pupils derive social and educational gains from these ac- 
tivities conducted in the Foreign Language Department. 

We have introduced a course in Basic Mathematics in the Sophomore 
level to stress fundamentals before pupils go on with the regular mathe- 
matics program. This class has been successful this year, and prevents 
some of the drop-outs which would ordinarily occur later. Our second 
track on mathematics will be completed next year by the introduction of 
Math. 41, so that all pupils may complete four units of Mathematics in 
four years. 

We have been able to schedule double periods for chemistry laboratory 
work this year, in order to adequately prepare chemistry students for col- 
lege. A double laboratory period is a necessity. However, with the increase 
in enrollment in chemistry we have outstripped our facilities. Some of 
our chemistry classes must now be conducted in other rooms of the Science 
Department. This holds true also of biology, which has shown a heavy in- 
crease in enrollment. 

The Commercial Department sponsored a convention of the New Eng- 
land Business Educators. Several hundred visitors from the field of edu- 
cation and business attended an all -day convention in Wakefield in No- 
vember. The Commercial Department and the school cooperated to serve 
as hosts to this group. Miss Ruth Hiatt, who was General Chairman of 
the Convention, deserves a great deal of credit for the arrangements. 

We have introduced a course in Homemaking on a single period basis 
for girls in the College and Commercial Courses. This provides an oppor- 
tunity for those girls who would be unable to take the two year double 
period Home Economics Course. The enrollment in this department has 
not come up to our expectations. We would like to utilize both rooms at 
full capacity, and possibly use another teacher if the interest in Home 
Economics increases. 

The opening of the Automotive Shop has increased the enrollment in 
the Manual Training Courses with two teachers on a full time basis. We 
have had to turn away pupils who wished to take Shop. I recommend that 
another Manual Training instructor be hired next year to allow those who 
wish to take Shop to be accommodated. I would like to extend the Shop 
program on a single period basis to pupils in the College and Commercial 
Courses as an elective. 

The Physical Education Department sponsored a gym exhibition this 
year in which 150 boys and 85 girls took part. Our indoor facilities are 
excellent. The pupils have shown great progress in this field. All girls 
take part in an intra -mural program consisting of bowling, basketball, 
softball, tennis, badminton, volleyball and archery. It is unfortunate that 
much of this program will have to be eliminated because of lack of space 
on our Athletic Field. One hundred and sixty boys took part in intra- 
mural basketball this year, and 122 boys were introduced to hand hockey 
on an intra-mural basis. We believe in athletics for all, and we are giving 
a great deal of our time to developing the above intra-mural program. 

Our clubs and Student Council continue to flourish, and give experience 
for leadership to many of our pupils. One hundred and thirty- eight girls 



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are enrolled in the Inter Nos Club. The Student Council has sponsored 
many worthwhile programs and projects. 

We believe that we have one of the finest groups of cheerleaders and 
Majorettes in this area, The Majorette Squad particularly is increasing. 
Those girls pay for their own uniforms, and have their own code of con- 
duct. They are worthy representatives of the school. 

Our Driver Education Program continues to increase. Seventy- two 
licenses were issued last year as a result of our program. We have an al- 
most perfect record as far as the license tests are concerned. Unfor- 
tunately, we are not able to handle all of the pupils who wish to enroll in 
this program. I do not recommend at this time that pupils be sent on the 
road during school hours. It would seem that the solution would be a 
third car and instructor to be used after school hours. As long as the 
present insurance rates are in effect, I see only an increase in interest in 
this program. 

The Senior Class, this year, presented "Love Is Eternal," a historical 
play. This was well done, and received many favorable comments. Not 
only the acting, but the stage managing, lighting, and other aspects of 
this production, were handled by members of the Senior Class. In light 
of the limited experience and opportunities offered to the pupils, we have 
done well with our Senior Play. However, a full time speech teacher 
should be added to our faculty. 

Our publications continue to win prizes and awards. The LOOKOUT 
and the ORACLE have long been recognized as leaders in their field. 

We started a class in Music Appreciation this year. However, we have 
the use of a vocal music teacher for only one period a day. We shall be 
unable to progress in this field until we have a full time experienced vocal 
music teacher in the high school. At the present time, our choral program 
is far short of what we should expect in a school of this size. The num- 
bers in the band have decreased this year. We are doing everything we 
can to stimulate interest in instrumental music. Again, we are handi- 
capped by the lack of a full time music teacher in the high school. The 
Director of Instrumental Music is allotted only two periods a week in the 
high school. I believe that the solution to our music problem lies in the 
appointment of an experienced music teacher full time in the high school. 

Guidance, Maurice J. Dwyer, Director 

Guidance is a very pervasive function difficult to separate into sharply 
denned categories. For purposes of discussion, I shall consider the year's 
activities under the general headings of Educational, Vocational and Fol- 
low-up. 

EDUCATIONAL 
A major effort this year was expended upon advising students in the 
selection of curricula and subjects of study for the next academic year. 
The usual meetings were held with the high school classes at which the 
nature and purpose of the various curricula were explained and minimum 
requirements for preparation for a variety of careers requiring post-high 
school training outlined. These were followed by a period of individual 
counseling with students having problems in planning. Finally the elective 
card of each student was reviewed by either Mr. Barry or myself and 



50 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



errors of omission or commission rectified in conference with the student. 

Meetings were also held with homeroom groups of ninth and eighth 
grade students at the Atwell Junior High. A meeting was arranged with 
parents of eighth and ninth grade students at which the attempt was 
made to answer questions that had arisen in their minds as a result of 
aiding in planning their child's program. Similar meetings and counsel- 
ing sessions were held at the Lynnfield Junior High School. We feel that 
this effort will result in fewer failures and course changes. 

The problem of changing subjects in the Fall still remains. It is a 
vexing one in that it consumes much time that could be better spent for 
other purposes and upsets the planned schedule and size of classes. 

During last Summer, I made a study of the achievement of those study- 
ing certain normal sequences of subjects in languages, mathematics and 
business subjects particularly. It seems reasonable to conclude on the 
basis of this that much unnecessary failure could be avoided by establish- 
ing minimum prerequisite grades for the study of the next course in each 
of these sequences. This matter is now being studied by the faculty. 

The class advisors, Miss Florence Clifford for Sophomores, Mr. Rupert 
Grahn for Juniors, and Miss Ruth Conley for Seniors have been interview- 
ing members of their respective classes steadily through the year. At these 
sessions an effort is made to stimulate and direct the students thinking 
with respect to vocational choice and selection of sources of post-high 
school training. Sources of difficulty in study technique and academic 
achievement are analyzed and suggestions for improvement made. In the 
nature of things, the larger part of their time is devoted to students who 
are meeting with serious problems in their academic work. It is their goal, 
however, to interview each student at least once during the year. 

Miss Clifford has been meeting her Sophomore counselees on a home- 
room basis for the purpose of discussing general questions pertaining to 
improved study technique, better personal relations, and other means of 
making the most of the high school experience. Miss Upham is continu- 
ing her group discussions of manners, good grooming, social behavior, and 
problems of dating with Sophomores. 

VOCATIONAL 
In the more purely vocational sphere, we are attempting to provide 
pertinent information about occupations. The series of Occupational Con- 
ferences arranged through the cooperation of Northeastern University are 
continuing. For the initial program in this series, a panel of experts on 
business, technical occupations, and college admission answered questions 
prepared by the members of the Junior and Senior classes. The remainder 
of the series follows : 

On November 15, 1956 

Preparing for a Career in Nursing. 
How to Become a Radio-TV Technician. 
Careers in Science. 

On February 14, 1957 

Your Future in Teaching. 
Jobs in Electronic Plants. 
What I Expect of My Secretary. 



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51 



On March 14, 1957 

New Opportunities for Technicians in Electronics, Aviation and 

Industrial Engineering. 
New Careers in Offices 

Careers in Business for Girls Interested in Home Economics. 
On April 25, 1957 

In an assembly for Juniors, information will be provided about all 
types of day and evening school and college programs. 
In addition to this series, Mr. Alan Furber presented information about 
non-college training opportunities available in Boston at an assembly for 
Juniors and Seniors. 

This year for the first time Mr. Roland Darling, Assistant Director of 
Admissions at Northeastern University will conduct a conference for the 
Junior High students especially designed to stimulate their thinking and 
planning with respect to vocational choice. 

Since the question of how each boy may best plan to fulfill his mili- 
tary commitment is a very live one, particularly with Seniors, we have ar- 
ranged a series of meetings at which representatives from each of the serv- 
ices provide information about the opportunities each offers in both the 
active and reserve components. The Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Air 
Force have already visited us. We plan to invite the Army and Navy dur- 
ing the months of January and February. 



SUMMARY OF FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION FOR THE CLASS OF 1956 

This summary is based upon information received for 93 % of the mem- 
bers of the class. 



General 
Insurance 



Production Work 

Laborer 

Sales Work 



Office Positions 
16 Banks 
15 Secretarial 

Trade and Service Positions 

10 Construction 



Total 



Library 

Receptionist 

Other 



Total 



East Coast Aerotech 
Wentworth Institute 
Franklin Institute 
Art School 
G. E. Apprentice School 



Vocational Schools 

5 Mansfield Beauty Academy 
Mass. Radio School 



5 

2 

38 

4 
2 
2 
9 
37 

1 
1 



Wilfred Academy of Hairdressing 1 
Labor Union Training Course 1 



Commercial Day Schools 



Chandler 
Bentley 
Chamberlayne 
Maiden Bus. 
Boston Stenotype 



Burdett 
Fisher 

Katherine Gibbs 
Other 



Total 15 

1 
1 
1 
1 

Total 14 



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Melrose Hospital 
Forsythe Dental Clinic 
Deaconess Hospital 

Bridgeton 



Nurse Training 

5 Leominster Hospital 
2 Mass. General Hospital 

1 North Shore Baby Hospital 

Total 1 
Preparatory Schools 

2 Bullis School 



Huntington Prep. 


2 


Holdemess 


Newman Prep. 


2 


Jesuit School for E 


Tilton 


2 


Manter Hall 


Brewster 


1 


Other 




Junior 


Colleges 


Centenary 1 


Green Mountain 1 Lasell 




Senior 


Colleges 


Northeastern Univ. 


9 


Emmanuel 


Univ. of Mass. 


6 


Lake Erie 


Salem Teachers 


5 


Michigan State 


Boston Univ. 


4 


Mt. Holyoke 


M. I. T. 


2 


Pennsylvania State 


Mass. School of Art 


2 


Radcliffe 


Univ. of N. H. 


2 


Rensselaer 


Alverno College 




Simmons 


Amherst 




Smith 


Bates 




Springfield 


Bouve 




Syracuse 


Boston College 




Tufts 


Bowdoin 




U. of Perm. 


Brown 




U. of N. Carolina 


Colby 








Service 


Army 3 


Air Force 7 Navy 3 




Miscellaneous 


P. G. 1 


Married 5 



Total 14 



Total 3 



Total 52 
Total 13 

Total 6 

The Junior High School, Wilbur F. Stanton, Principal 

In line with previous reports we wish to make this one in two parts — 
Looking Backward and Looking to the Future. 

LOOKING BACKWARD 

The task of orientating teachers and students alike to the necessarily 
complicated building routine in a school nearing the 1,000 pupil mark has 
been for the most part accomplished. 

The program of studies, while new, has been assimilated and excellent 
results noted. Based on achievement tests given in the spring of 1955 and 
again in the spring of 1956, a spot check indicates an average growth, 
scholastically, of about \ x k years per student for the one year period. 

The "Personalized Program" which aims at making possible the teach- 
ing of youngsters, not subject matter alone, has not reached full fruition 
but is helping good teachers to do a better job. Our instructors are ex- 
tremely conscious of some of the strengths and weaknesses of youngsters 
and therefore are able to help students help themselves. 



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In terms of the co-curricular activities, our program has been greatly 
expanded, particularly in regard to carry-over interests. 

The Annual Christmas Pageant more than justifies its existence 
through the "esprit d'corps" and widespread endeavor which is so neces- 
sary for this type of endeavor. 

By adjusting the order of periods in the day the utility period is now 
being utilized to greater advantage as an opportunity for our band, or- 
chestra and glee clubs to meet. Many clubs as well as an extended intra- 
mural athletic program is now operating. 

The election of school officers as a logical aftermath of our study of 
government has provided a very real opportunity to apply the theory of 
democratic procedures. 

Our Student Council continues as capable sponsor of our social pro- 
gram. 

Several professional assemblies have been included in the auditorium 
program. These provide an opportunity to enjoy the professional as well 
as the amateur performance. 

Field trips as an integral part of school work were utilized this year*. 
With the exception of two the expenses were borne by the youngsters 
themselves which tends to create a limiting factor. 

While the above remarks were concerned more particularly with the 
teaching process, it is important to note that improvements in facilities 
have been made. 

The transfer of lockers to the cafeteria have made possible another 
badly needed classroom which is now being used for music. Refurbishing 
room 012 has provided an excellent science room. 

Sanding the gymnasium floor has not alone improved its appearance 
but together with the painting done in the auditorium has provided for 
the people of Wakefield a much better meeting place for varied public 
activities as well as school functions. 

The inclusion of a better source of electrical power has gone a long 
way toward solving some of our troublesome power deficiencies. 

LOOKING TO THE FUTURE 

The picture, in some respects looks exceedingly bleak. Because of 
overcrowding double sessions are inevitable in 1958. The carefully built 
up ground work in curriculum as well as the social and activity programs 
will be seriously jeopardized. It must be obvious that the ultimate loss 
must fall on the youngsters of Wakefield. While it will mean inconveni- 
ences to our staff the lasting effect will be expressed in the inability of 
our youngsters to compete on an equal basis with youngsters from other 
communities when a position is sought or entrance to higher education 
is desired. 

Greenwood School, Eliot B. Leonard, Principal 

Parents and other friends of the school show a real interest in the 
display of the school work on our many bulletin boards and it is good to 
have the work displayed in this way. Formerly much of high educational 
value in the classrooms went relatively unnoticed by those not directly 
connected with school work. 



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From all information available at the present time it would appear that 
the first grade enrollment will not rise alarmingly for the next two or 
three years. A large scale home-building project in the area could upset 
this situation, however. 

The text book situation in the school is good. We find our classes well 
equipped and with only a very narrow margin of surplus books to care 
for the normal fluctuations of classroom enrollments through the school 
year. 

Our stock of teaching supplies has been quite adequate in all but a 
very few items. Teachers are exercising good care to see that there is no 
waste but are not handicapped in their work as they have been at times 
in the past by annoying shortages. 

On the day of the Presidential Election the school was much too busy 
a place to operate normally. Miss Dickinson was notified that it would 
not be possible for her to have her usual location for the remedial work, so 
she used that day for teacher conferences. The hearing test work had to 
be suspended. The school had to be posted so that the public would use 
the proper lavatory rooms. A mammoth food sale was conducted in the 
first floor corridor and kitchen by the Ways and Means Committee of the 
PTA. The activities required continual care and alertness on the part of 
the police officer posted here and the members of the school personnel, to 
see that no serious breeches of conduct took place on the premises. A 
considerable additional burden was placed on the janitors, since much 
extra trash had to be removed, and floors and wastebaskets have to be 
washed after food is used in the building. Many of the public wandered 
through the school corridors causing some distraction as they peered into 
classrooms. They did appear to be quite interested in the bulletin board 
displays in the corridors. One bulletin board, prepared by the third grade, 
was covered by sample ballots and other election notices, however. I still 
feel it my duty to recommend that the school sessions be suspended on 
state and national election days. 

The Wakefield Teachers Federal Credit Union has grown only slightly 
in capital assets during 1956, but currently the loan business is larger than 
at this time last year. 

Dolbeare-Montrose Schools, William D. Healey, Principal 

During the past school year children from all parts of Wakefield who 
had a hearing impediment were given the opportunity to attend lip read- 
ing classes held once a week at the Dolbeare School. 

A mentally retarded group of children known as "trainables" attended 
classes daily at the Montrose School. 

In attempting to integrate these children, as far as possible, into the 
normal routine of the school day they were given a part in the Christmas 
play. Also many of the children from other classes shared experiences 
with them. 

An intercommunication system provided by the telephone company 
helped bring the classroom to a home student by allowing the student to 
share the classroom discussions while confined to her home. 

The educational guidance of the children has been helped immensely 
by the active Parent-Teacher Associations at both schools. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 55 

Hurd-Lincoln Schools, Richard F. Smith, Principal 

The program of formal instruction this past year continued to stress 
thorough instruction in reading and allied skills, the greater development 
of facility and accuracy in arithmetic and spelling, and the continued 
never-ending battle to achieve more legible penmanship. Parents and 
teachers face a most difficult task in developing pride on the part of the 
pupils in regard to their personal penmanship. Whatever the condition 
of a pupil's writing, it is a reflection of his attitude toward his whole 
scholarship. Our society must develop a higher regard toward good schol- 
arship, and the effort and concentration it entails. 

We have continued to increase our visual-aids sources and to use them 
more and more. With the introduction of a new arithmetic series the fall 
of 1956, we expect that greater achievement in this field will follow. Science 
will continue to receive a greater emphasis with each passing day. 

I would like to point out to the community the need for additional 
help in the field of guidance. We deal almost daily with children who are 
beset with problems, often times of a long-standing nature, wherein we 
need a readier source of specialized professional assistance. The services 
of a staff psychiatrist, psychologist and social worker are vital to the 
welfare of a child, and should be near at hand. It is most time-consuming 
and occasionally almost impossible to work with such an agency in Boston, 
in addition to the time and expense to> the parents involved. Wakefield 
must become more aware of this problem, and initiate steps to alleviate it. 

Franklin-Woodville Schools, Robert C. Murray, Principal 

Program 

Particular attention was paid to entering first graders. These boys 
and girls were examined critically through tests and observations by the 
teacher, principal, elementary consultant and nurse to determine specific 
strengths and weaknesses. This concentrated study made it possible to 
identify problem youngsters and to give them the specific help they 
needed. We feel that, because of this corrective action, more serious prob- 
lems were arrested, and that the youngsters involved will be both happier 
and more successful in their school programs. 

The audio-visual aid program for both schools was improved through 
the purchase of new filmstrips, an accurate cataloging of available film- 
strips, the loan of a filmstrip projector, the gift of a record player to each 
school, and the enthusiasm shown by the teachers. In addition, a long- 
range A-V program is being formulated which will include the acquisition 
of additional materials and instruction for the staff in the care, operation 
and uses of existing equipment. 

The Special Classes were reevaluated to determine pupil growth and 
program effectiveness. One pupil was reassigned to a regular classroom 
where she is now making satisfactory progress, and through the efforts 
of Mrs. Lane and the cooperation of the staff of the Atwell Junior High 
School, it was possible to send five boys to the junior high for additional 
training in woodworking and art. 



56 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Plant 

The appearance and acoustics in the Franklin School auditorium were 
greatly improved with the installation of new drapes on the stage. 

The wiring in the school received attention and new switches were in- 
stalled in the corridor, in a classroom and in the auditorium. New flood 
lights were installed in the rear of the school. 

PTA 

The Parent-Teacher Associations of both schools have been very in- 
terested in the school program and have enthusiastically provided record 
players, filmstrips and a bicycle rack at the Woodville School. Ambitious 
programs for the coming year have been planned and sustained attend- 
ance and interest are anticipated. 

Walton- Warren-West Ward Schools, Jules I. Philie, Principal 

In September the new addition of the Walton School was opened 
thereby eliminating the use of the auditorium as a classroom. This room 
can now be used for Assemblies, Physical Education and other school pur- 
poses. At the Walton the total enrollment as of Oct. 1st was 263 pupils for 
8 classrooms, averaging 33 per classroom, whereas at the Warren School 
on the same date there were enrolled 268 pupils for 8 classrooms, averag- 
ing 33^ per classroom. Fortunately, there is only one combination grade 
in the three buildings, grade 5 and 6 at the Warren. 

In view of the fact that the three schools are neighborhood schools on 
the West Side of the town, it is quite obvious that some difficulty will be 
presented at the beginning of each school year, in allocating the West 
Side pupils to the three buildings. An effort is made to keep the children 
of the same neighborhood together in the same building whenever changes 
are made. Children of the same families are also kept together. The 
district lines for these schools will have to be flexible in order to distribute 
these pupils properly into the 18 classrooms. The location of the West 
Ward School which houses grades 1 and 2 is ideal, since the building is 
equidistant to both the Warren and Walton Schools, This shortens the 
walking distance for these younger children. 

This year, American Education Week was observed in every classroom. 
During that week, all parents were invited to visit school and to observe 
the work being done. More parents than usual took advantage of this op- 
portunity. 

Music, Instrumental, Robert D. Chandler, Jr. 

This year, as last, the practice of introducing a pre-band instrument, 
namely the flutophone, to the boys and girls in the third grades is being 
continued. Of the fifteen third grades represented, four hundred children 
are participating in group lessons held once a week at a specified time 
during the school day. The pupils learn not only to handle the flutophone, 
but the fundamentals of music as well. This practice is stimulating a 
great deal of "interest in" and "enthusiasm for" instrumental music, 
which in time will allow us to build and maintain larger instrumental 
music organizations in the schools up to and including High School. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 57 



The instrumental music organizations in the public schools of Wake- 
field are as follows: 

1. Warren — Instrumental Group. 

2. Walton — Instrumental Group. 

3. Montrose — Instrumental Group. 

4. Lincoln — Instrumental Group. 

5. Hurd — Instrumental Group. 

6. Woodville — Instrumental Group. 

7. Greenwood — Instrumental Group. 

8. Junior High School — Band. 

9. Junior High School — Orchestra. 

10. Senior High School — Band. 

11. Senior High School — Orchestra. 

The total number of students enrolled in the above mentioned groups 
is 180. 

Private and class instruction in instruments is being given under the 
supervision of the Instrumental Music Department ,and for this purpose 
the director has acquired the services of the best teachers available. They 
are listed below : 

Trumpet — Corridon Plummer, Alan Macdonald. 

Lower Brass Instruments — Fred King. 

Clarinet and Saxophone — Carl Eisman. 

Drums — Ralph Eames. 

Cello and Double Bass — Mrs. Dorothy Towne. 

Flute — Tony Viola and Boston School of Music (Ext.) 

Violin — Bernard KadinofT (member of Boston Symphony Orchestra) 

The total number of pupils handled by these teachers weekly is 150 
and this number is increasing each week. 

Most of the director's work for the past two years has been in the 
grades and with the "feeder orchestras" there. This is the ground work 
that is necessary if we are to increase the size of our High School organ- 
izations. More time spent in the High School would only tend to develop 
the perfection of sound in those units. While this is a very desirable 
goal, it cannot be accomplished completely without the necessary balance 
of instrumentation. This balance is being sought and built in the grades 
and will, we hope, continue through High School. But this cannot be done 
in two or even three years. Once we fulfill our instrumentation needs, 
then we must wait for the students to reach High School. 

The number of instrumental pupils below the High School age level 
is 110, while the number of High School students studying is forty. 

Listed below are some of the events at which the High School Band or 
Orchestra performed during the year: 

The Northeastern Massachusets Music Festival (Watertown), Spring 
Concert, Memorial Day Parade, Graduation, 2 Assemblies, 2 Rallies, 9 
Football Games, Red Feather Rally, Veterans' Day Parade, National Edu- 
cation Week, Sports Night, Senior Play. 



58 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Penmanship, Raymond S. Dower 

The writing in the first six grades — which is supervised — is very ac- 
ceptable. A few teachers are experiencing some difficulty. These partic- 
ular teachers we are striving to give special help. Miss Cowperthwaite 
has taken a keen interest in the penmanship work, and the result of her 
efforts are already visible. 

There is probably no subject in which parents set such a poor ex- 
ample as they do in writing. Parents should make sure that their chil- 
dren are: 

1. Holding the pen or pencil three-fourths of an inch to an inch 
from the point. 

2. Turning the hand so that the pen or pencil is pointing over the 
edge of the shoulder. 

3. Holding the pen or pencil against the second finger below the first 
joint and against the first finger just in front of the large joint. 

4. Resting all of the forearm upon the desk or table. 

5. Noting that while the fingers may move in making the small let- 
ters and the figures, they should not move in forming the capital letters. 

Adherence to these few basic principles of penmanship should make 
any pupil a good, legible writer. 

Remedial Reading, Martha C. Dickinson 

During the school year 1955-1956 the remedial reading teacher worked 
with 186 children in grades two through six. Records show a total aver- 
age gain in reading of approximately three months. 

The remedial reading teacher's year is broken up into six week periods. 
Each of these periods is spent in two or more schools working with fifteen 
second and third grade children who have reading problems. Time is spent 
talking with each child's teacher before and after the remedial instruction. 
In this way the remedial teacher and the classroom teacher are better 
able to work together for the child's improvement. 

It is felt that through this new program we will be able to catch the 
reading problems early and thus eliminate many such problems in the up- 
per grades. The earlier these children are given help the easier it is for 
them to come up to grade level. 

Art, Helen E. Corbet 

The most important aim in elementary art education is to develop in 
each child recognition and appreciation for natural and man made beauty, 
and a confidence in his growing ability to select from or contribute to that 
beauty. 

Grade teachers have been given a list of general art objectives. To 
produce good work, we are stressing these habits — observation, independent 
thinking, appreciation for creative work, discrimination in choice of sub- 
ject matter and means of depicting it, as well as proper organization and 
care of working materials. We are instilling an attitude of respect for 
and pride in good work, and a spirit of willing cooperation in working with 
others. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 59 

Our program is a flexible one based on suggestions rather than a 
specifically stated outline. This has enabled each teacher to develop art 
lessons better fitted to the whole learning situation in the classroom. 
Teachers have a list of the art abilities which should normally be expected 
at the end of each year. Pupils are acquiring more skill in representation 
of ideas in crayon and paint, in creating good designs, in the selection 
and arrangement of cut paper forms. They have used paper, clay and 
various media in the construction of three dimensional articles. 

The supervisor has only a half hour every other week with each class. 
Many of the lessons given by the supervisor have been requested by the 
teacher for special help. These have been lessons motivating or initiating 
a mural, presenting a medium new to a class such as finger painting, clay 
modeling or water color, teaching a special technique, developing an idea 
to be presented for special exhibition or for a bulletin board, making posters 
and mobiles. 

The upper grades have contributed to the Junior Red Cross holiday 
nut cups and original posters. These were 1 sent to the Veterans' Hospital 
at Bedford. We made these lessons a means of teaching good design and 
careful construction as well as citing the worthiness of the project. 

Report of The Elementary Consultant, Miss Ethelyn M. Cowperthwaite 

Close observation and careful study of each first grader has been an 
objective in order to eliminate any potential problems that might occur in 
later years. By so doing, I have spoken to all the first grade mothers in 
the ten elementary schools. Informal teas have created the opportunity 
for mothers to come to school and talk with the teacher and consultant. 
We have found that by close contact between the home and school, the 
first grader has adjusted more easily. 

Much thought has been given to an in-service education. Teachers 
need extra help in planning. We plan to extend our fall orientation pro- 
gram to a much fuller degree, so that all new teachers will be properly 
oriented before the school opens in September. 

Monthly exhibits of work by grades have been displayed in the Wake- 
field Co-operative Bank. Each teacher and grade have made a contribu- 
tion. Because of the enthusiasm on the part of the parents and children 
this project will continue through the entire school year. 

An evaluating committee has been established to assist in the buying 
of a new science book for the coming year. This committee consists of the 
five elementary school principals and six elementary teachers, one from 
each grade represented. Experimental techniques are being conducted in 
various classrooms. 

Physical Education, Earle W. Crompton, Director 

Adelaide B. Meikle, Supervisor, Elementary Physical Education 

This year, I have taught in nine elementary schools, meeting thirty- 
two different classes for Physical Education in the fourth, fifth and sixth 
grades. I teach each class once a week and therefore feel a great deal more 
progress is being made with the student's individual co-ordination and ball 



60 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



skills, as well as learning to be a good team member. I also supervise 
the teachers in the first three grades, visiting them and helping whenever 
and wherever needed. Each teacher has a set of mimeographed Physical 
Education material which she can use as a guide for her years' program. 
This was the first year that five play days were held for the fifth and 
sixth grade girls in our Elementary Schools. These play days were directed 
by the Physical Education Supervisor, and were held after school hours 
during the months of October and November. The following schools par- 
ticipated: Woodville and Franklin, Hurd and Lincoln, Dolbeare and Mont- 
rose, Warren and Walton, and Greenwood. 

Home Instruction, Mrs. Ruth H. Akin 

The Home-Teacher visited nine children in the past school year. 

Two of these children were at home for the entire school year. The 
remaining seven were out of school for part of the school term, one from 
November until April and the others for shorter periods. 

Of the nine children taught at home, eight earned straight promo- 
tions and the ninth child was promoted on trial. At the last check-up all 
the children were doing well. 

The first full school year with the school to home inter-com apparatus 
was highly successful. 

Lip-reading Instruction, Mrs. Esther C. Cragin 

Our work in the Lip Reading classes for the hard of hearing is pro- 
gressing very well. 

There are three high school pupils this year, in addition to six stu- 
dents from the Atwell Junior High School and three from the lower grades. 

In our weekly lessons each child receives Sense Perception exercises 
and Vocabulary Building work, with sentences plus a story suitable to 
grade level. The period is usually ended with a chart or some other device 
for diversion. 

Emphasis is being made this year on extending invitations to the par- 
ents to visit these classes in order to observe the work being accomplished 
by their children. Mothers attending have been more than pleased after 
seeing the response and interest of the children. 

Health, Dr. Sigmund J. Szydlowski 

The large pupil enrollment in the schools this year has been a strain 
on the nursing care, especially at the Atwell Junior High School. There 
is but one nurse to cover both the high school and the junior high school, 
each of which has a health room. 

A total of 1,548 children were given full medical examination at the 
various schools. There were 87 mothers present at the examination of 
the first and fourth grade pupils and the health of their children was dis- 
cussed and questions answered regarding the health of the pupil. 

The following defects were noted : 

9 emotional or social adjustment problems 
230 nutritional problems noted 
321 needed dental care 
24 had cardiac disorders 
93 had ear, nose or throat disorders 



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29 had poor posture 
16 had flat feet 
9 speech defects noted 
32 genital defects noted 
11 had high blood pressure 
4 skin conditions noted 
21 other miscellaneous conditions noted 
All the school children received a vision and a hearing test. All fail- 
ures were rechecked individually and failures received notes to that effect. 
There were 410 physicals done on boys before they participated in 
sports. 

Mrs. O'Brien made 158 home visits during the year and gave first aid 
to 423 pupils. Of these she took 105 to their homes and 11 to the family 
physician. 

Mrs. Adams took care of 2,141 visits to the high school health room 
and 853 visits to the junior high school health room. She dismissed 691 
pupils, gave first aid to 71 accidents in the high school, she dismissed 307 
pupils and gave first aid to 46 accidents in the junior high school. In ad- 
dition, the junior high school office dismissed 230 pupils for health reasons 
without first being seen by the nurse. 

Repairs and Improvements 

We continued our program of repairs and improvements of school 
buildings during 1956. Some of the major changes are as follows: 

Senior High — Athletic Field 

All shrubbery along the North and West fences have been removed. 

North Avenue fence was painted. 

Electric score board completely overhauled. 

Junior High 

We have completed the first stage of the relighting and rewiring pro- 
gram. A new electrical room with three transformers and a specially 
built switchboard installed, new primary circuits from the new switch- 
board to all panels in the building. 

Room 012 in the basement was converted into a classroom which in- 
cludes painting, installing asphalt tile floor and purchasing new desks and 
chairs. 

The gym floor was sanded and refinished. 

Side walls of the auditorium were painted. 

Armory Street entrance widened and hot topped. 

Elementary 

Heating — 
New return steam lines at the Franklin School. 
Both boilers at the Lincoln School rebricked. 

The Woodville roof was completely repaired and was waterproofed. 
The auditorium at Warren was painted. 
Hard surface driveway installed at Woodville. 
Area on west side of Franklin was hot topped. 



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Four rooms of new furniture replaced old units at Franklin. 
Three rooms of new furniture replaced old units at Greenwood. 
Asphalt tile floors installed for two rooms at Franklin and three rooms 
at Greenwood. 

Stair treads on both staircases at Lincoln were installed. 

The 1957 budget includes items for a continuance of the program. 

PER PUPIL COST 

Cost per pupil for instruction and maintenance exclusive of general 
control based on average membership for the school year 1955-1956 end- 
ing June 30, 1956. 



High School 

Junior High School 

Elementary 

All Public Schools 



Net Cost of Schools 

Expenditures, 1956 

Receipts through the Department 





State 


Wakefield 


Average 


$ 349.88 


$ 383.54 


218.27 


277.60 


203.29 


231.58 


232.96 


261.95 


ols 


$ 1,085,512.49 




241,692.55 




$ 843,819.94 



Net cost from local taxation 

JOHN B. HENDERSHOT, 

Superintendent of Schools 

IN MEMORY 

OF 

MRS. ALICE E. LADIEU 

Born February 4, 1893 Deceased September 28, 1956 

Teacher in the Wakefield High School 1918-1926, 1936-1956 

Sound in scholarship, efficient in the classroom, 
cooperative and friendly with her fellow teachers, 
respected and admired by her students, cheerful 
and courageous in adversity — a gentlewoman. 



RETIRED 

ALICE E. CALKINS 

Graduate of Wheelock Kindergarten Training School 
First election in Wakefield, 1924 

Taught in the Woodville, Franklin and Greenwood Schools 
Retired in 1956 

ISABELLA M. HIRST 

Graduate of Massachusetts School of Art 
First election in Wakefield, 1916 
Taught in the Wakefield High School 
Retired in 1956 



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C. 
COST OF PUBLIC DAY SCHOOLS— 1956 

Total High Jr. High Elem. 

General Expenses 
Superintendent of Schools, Asst. 
Superintendent, and Attendance 

Officer : 
Salaries 21,480.00 

Other Expense 2,759.19 

School Committee: 

Clerks, Other Expenses 11,820.04 

Instruction: 



Supervisors : 










Salaries 


45,670.63 


21,677.05 


7,608.81 


16,384.77 


Expenses 


2,434.78 








Principals 


42,087.98 


7,003.87 


6,511.19 


28,572.92 


Teachers 


628,965.54 


187,339.11 


124,498.31 


317,128.12 


Extracurricular 


12,926.25 


9,878.75 


1,967.50 


1,080.00 


Substitutes 


14,077.50 


3,139.00 


1,189.00 


9,749.50 


Textbooks 


17,426.08 


4,976.38 


3,992.47 


8,457.23 


Supplies 


35,184.68 


12,564.09 


11,104.37 


11,516.22 


Operation : 










Janitor Service 


73,559.26 


21,704.35 


13,478.96 


38,375.95 


Fuel 


29,801.67 


6,224.63 


6,224.64 


17,352.40 


Miscellaneous 


22,876.36 


8,008.50 


4,074.15 


10,793.71 


Maintenance : 










Repairs and Upkeep 


45,510.65 


9,117.76 


9,584.96 


26,807.93 


Auxiliary Agencies: 










Health 


12,020.30 


2,978.26 


2,978.26 


6,063.78 


Library 


1,993.18 


991.58 


1,001.60 




Transportation 


11,788.25 


635.00 


1,822.25 


9,331.00 


Tuition 


194.71 








Miscellaneous 


4,262.60 


1,283.66 


2,193.00 


785.94 


Outlay 


1,105.70 




755.70 


350.00 


Trade Schools 


5,486.04 








Out of State Travel 


262.90 








Adult Education 


4,300.00 








Veterans' Pension 


16,762.20 








Jr. High School Lighting 


20,756.00 









$1,085,512.49 $297,521.99 $198,985.17 $502,749.47 



64 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

RECEIPTS— 1956 

State Aid for Public Schools $154,892.57 

State Aid — Special Classes 6,321.03 

State Aid — Vocational Schools 2,005.24 

State Aid — Vocational Schools, Transportation 307.52 

State Aid— Adult Education 1,041.26 

State Aid — Americanization 17.50 

Tuition— Special Class 1,812.18 

Tuition— State Wards 8,902.18 

Tuition— Adult Education 130.00 

Tuition— Town of Lynnfield 64,548.08 

Woodworking Department 657.05 

Rentals 770.00 

Miscellaneous 287.94 

$241,692.55 

.D 

HOW THE SCHOOL DOLLAR WAS SPENT— 1956 

General Control .0347 

Instruction .7696 

Operation .1216 

Maintenance .0439 

Auxiliary .0250 

Capital Outlay .0011 

Miscellaneous .0041 



1.0000 



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65 



AGE AND GRADE CHART 



January 1, 1957 



Grade Age 


5 6 


7 


8 


9 


10 


11 


12 


13 


14 


15 


16 


17 


18 


19 


20 21 22 


Total 


Spec. 
G 


B 




2 


3 


2 


5 
1 


4 
2 


1 


3 


1 


1 


1 


3 










24 
6 


1 B 
G 




117 
132 


99 

77 


6 

4 




























222 
213 


2 B 
G 




2 


120 
131 


94 
59 


7 
3 


1 
























222 
195 


3 B 
G 






3 
3 


136 
146 


63 

47 


22 
3 
























224 
199 


4 B 
G 








10 
5 


153 
126 


93 

75 


11 
o 






















267 
208 


5 B 
G 










3 

6 


115 
117 


83 

62 


8 
6 


1 


















210 

191 


6 B 
G 












5 

7 


105 
110 


64 
48 


14 
1 


1 
















189 
166 


7 B 
G 














2 
1 


62 
98 


77 
74 


16 
2 


2 
2 














159 
177 


8 B 
G 


















74 
89 


82 
60 


11 

11 


2 


1 










169 
161 


9 B 
G 


















1 


89 
85 


46 
58 


10 
2 


3 










149 
145 


10 B 
G 




















5 

7 


112 
109 


69 
58 


25 
9 


13 
2 


1 






225 
185 


11 B 
G 






















2 


84 
80 


54 
32 


16 
3 


3 
3 






157 
120 


12 B 
G 
























3 

5 


73 
79 


35 
38 


18 
5 


2 


1 


131 
128 


PG B 
G 


Boys 




117 


222 


249 


228 


241 


205 


135 


170 


194 


172 


169 


158 


64 


22 


2 




2348 


Girls 




134 


213 


214 


182 


203 


177 


152 


164 


154 


183 


145 


121 


43 


8 




1 


2094 


Total 




251 


435 


463 


410 


444 


382 


287 


334 


348 


355 


314 


279 


107 


30 


2 


1 


4442 



66 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 







CENSUS 














October 1, 1956 










Ages 5 to 7 


7- 


■14 


14- 


-16 






Boys Girls 


Boys 


Girls 


Boys 


Girls 


Total 


High School 





3 


3 


193 


172 


371 


Junior High 





355 


358 


122 


140 


975 


Dolbeare 


26 14 


84 


77 








201 


Franklin 


30 23 


119 


83 


3 


1 


259 


Greenwood 


102 64 


229 


202 








597 


Hurd 


43 46 


87 


87 








263 


Lincoln 


23 32 


109 


98 








262 


Montrose 


21 23 


133 


100 


1 





278 


Walton 


18 16 


107 


121 








262 


Warren 


28 42 


105 


93 








268 


West Ward 


17 20 


14 


5 








56 


Woodville 


24 17 


83 


54 








178 


St. Joseph's 


30 39 


165 


167 





2 


403 


Nazareth 














Academy 








26 





15 


41 


Private Kinder 


- 












gartens 


79 53 














132 


All Others 


103 79 


13 


7 


18 


4 


224 


Total 


544 468 


1606 


1481 


337 


334 


4770 



A. 



SCHOOL ORGANIZATION — DECEMBER 31, 1956 

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 

John B. Hendershot, B.S. Ed., M.Ed. 
Boston University 

ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS 

R. Edgar Fisher, A.B. 

Bowdoin College 

SECRETARY TO THE SUPERINTENDENT 

Pauline E. Meads, B.S. 
Simmons College 

SECRETARY 

Lora E. Harris 
Nasson Institute 

CLERK 
Eleanor M. Cardillo 



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67 



TEACHERS 
HIGH SCHOOL 

First 

Name Subjects Election 

Gerard G. Barry, A.B., M.A., 1948 

Principal 
Lucian J. Colucci, A.B., M.Ed., 1939 

Submaster 
Maurice J. Dwyer, Jr., A.B., M.A., 1947 

Guidance Director 
Elizabeth V. Upham, B.S., M.A., 1936 

Dean of Girls 
Eleanor K. Abbott, A.B., English 1930 

Harold R. Alley, A.B., M.A., 1952 

Head, Social Studies Dept. 
Louise E. Anderson, A.B., B.S., 1937 

Librarian 
Tomasina A. Antonuccio, B.S., M.Ed., 1956 

Commercial 
Walter E. Antunes, B.S., M.A., 1936 

Science 
John T. Broderick, B.S.,B.S.Ed., 1950 

Ed.M.S., Head, Science Dept. 
Robert E. Brown, A.B., 1953 

M.Ed. Mathematics 

William P. Callagy, A.B., 1951 

M.Ed. Mathematics 



A. Christine Callan, 

B.S., M.A. English 

Bernice L. Caswell, B.S., B.L., 

M.A. Head, English Dept. 

Antonio J. Ceddia, Jr., B.S.Ed., 

M.Ed. Physics, Chemistry, 

U. S. History 
Florence B. Clifford, B.S., 

M.Ed. Commercial 

Robert D. Chandler, Jr., Director, 

B.M. Instrumental Music 

Ruth V. Conley, B.S. Ed. English 

Joseph B. Connors, Social 

B.S.Ed. Studies 

Ellen L. Cowing, B.S.Ed., Head, 

M.Ed. Language Department 

Earle W. Crompton, B.S.Ed., Director, 

M.Ed. Phys. Ed. and 

Athletics 
Frances W. Cronin, 

B.S.Ed. Commercial 



1947 
1927 
1946 

1947 

1954 

1927 
1952 

1935 

1947 



Education 
Boston College 

Amherst College, 

Tufts College 
Yale University 

Tufts College 

Wheaton College 
University of Maine 

Boston University 
Simmons College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Boston University 
Boston University 

Boston College, Bridge- 
water Teachers' College 
Tufts College 

Dartmouth College, 
Fitchburg State 
Teachers' College 

Boston Teachers' College 

Boston College 

Columbia University 

Emerson College 

Bridgewater Teachers' 
College 

Boston University 

Boston University 

N. E. Conservatory of 

Music 
Boston University 
Boston University 

Boston University 

Boston University 



1956 Salem Teachers' College 



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TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Name Subjects 

Marie T. DeCristoforo, Home 

B.S. Economics 

Raymond S. Dower Head, Commercial 

Department 
Constance Doyle, A.B., M.Ed. English 

Harriet D. Dunning, A.B., 

M.Ed. English 

Rudolph A. Feudo, A.B., M.Ed. Science 
Rupert E. Grahn, A.B., Mathematics, 

M.Ed. Mechanical Drawing 

Janet S. Height, A.B., Head, 

M.A. Mathematics Department 

Ruth F. Hiatt, B.B.A., 

M.B.A. Commercial 

Margaret L. Macdonald Commercial 
Zelda MacKenzie, A.B., M.A. English 



Alice L. Mason, A.B., M.A. 



Latin 



Joseph L. McKenna, B.S. Industrial 

Arts 
Katharine H. Nichols, Physical 

B.S.Ed. Education 

John P. Nionakis, B.A., M.A. 

M.A. Language 



Thomas G. O'Donnell, Mathematics, 

B.S., M.Ed. History 

Dante S. Pepe, Head, Industrial 

B.S.Ed., M.Ed. Arts Department 

Lucia R. Piermarini, 

A.B., M.A. Language 

Marjorie E. Rainge, B.S. Fine Arts 
Joseph R. Sardella, Social Studies, 

A.B., M.Ed. Mathematics 

Francis H. Sheehan, Biology, 

A.B. M.Ed. 
S. Morton Sherman 



Harold S. Staunton, 

B.A., M.Ed. 
William S. Tighe, 

B.S.Ed. 



Chemistry 

Mechanical 

Drawing 

Language, 

English 

Physical 

Education 



James B. Walsh, B.S., M.Ed. History 



First 
Election Education 

1953 Florida State University 

1918 Northampton College 

1939 Emmanuel College 
Boston College 

1926 Radcliffe College, Bridge- 

water Teachers' College 
1955 Suffolk University 

1949 Tufts College 

1929 Boston University 

Columbia University 
1921 Boston University 

1927 Salem Commercial 
1945 University of Maine 

Columbia University 
1945 Jackson College 

Boston University 
1955 Boston Teachers' College 

1936 Bouve School of Physical 

Education 
1953 University of Mass., 

Middlebury Graduate 

School of French, Paris, 

France ; 

Spanish, Madrid, Spain 

1950 Villanova College, 

Calvin Coolidge College 
1953 Fitchburg State Teachers' 
College 

1955 Radcliffe College 

1956 Boston University 
1955 Dartmouth College 

Boston University 

1948 Holy Cross, Boston 

University 
1925 Carnegie Institute 

1947 LaSalette College, Boston 
College 

1949 Boston University 

1944 Manhattan College, 
Boston University 



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69 



Name 
Rose A. Pyburn, 

High School Office 
Ruth Lannon, 

High School Office 



Subjects 



Secretary 



Clerk 



First 
Election Education 

1952 Boston Secretarial 

School 
1956 Maiden Business School 



JUNIOR HIGH 

Wilbur F. Stanton, 

B.S., M.Ed. Principal 

Gordan J. McRae, B.S., Administrative 

M.Ed. Assistant- 

Guidance Counselor 
Bernice Bazley, B.S.Ed. Arithmetic 



Benjamin B. Carlin, 

B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 
Donald A. Carlson, 

A.B., M.A. 
Clarice E. Casassa, 
B.S.Ed. 

A. Charbonneau, 
M.Ed. 



Franklin 

B.S.Ed. 
James P. Cooney,B.S.Ed., 

M.Ed. 
Samuel J. DeFeo, B.S.Ed 



Science, 
Mathematics 

Mathematics 

English, 

Social Studies 

Physical 

Education 



English 
Science 



Virginia D. Degutis, 

B.S. 
John A. DiComandrea, 

B.S. 
Frank Favorat, Jr., 

B.S.Ed. 



Arithmetic, 

Science 

Industrial 

Arts 

English, 

Social Studies 

Science 



Albert J. Generazzo, B.S 
Murray B. Gerber, 

B.S.Ed. Mathematics 

Arthur J. Harrington, A.B. English 
Lila H. Hennessey, A.B. Languages 
Stephen W. Humphrey, Jr., 

B.S., M.Ed. Science 

Lois I. Jordan Arithmetic 

Demetra J. Koulis, B.S. Homemaking 
Frances Levine, 

B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 
C. John LoPresti, B.S. 



Eleanor J. McCarthy, B.S 
Thomas D. Morse, 

B.S.Ed. 
Russell H. Nelson, 



English, 
Social Studies 
English, 
Social Studies 
Art 
Social 
Studies 
English, 



SCHOOL 

1955 Fordham University, 
Boston University 

1948 Salem Teachers' College 
Boston University 

1929 Boston University 
1955 Boston University 

1949 Boston University 

1953 Gorham Teachers' College 



1955 



1948 



1952 



1956 



1955 



Boston University 
University of Maine 
Fitchburg Teachers' 

College 
Worcester Teachers' 

College 
Suffolk University 



Michigan State 
Normal College 
1955 Boston University 

1955 Boston College 

1955 Salem Teachers' College 

1955 Indiana State College 

1955 Tufts College 

1955 Boston College 

Tufts College 

1925 Smith College 

1955 Boston University 
1953 Lesley College 

Boston Teachers' College 

1956 Boston University 
1955 Boston University 

1953 Salem Teachers' College 

1950 Boston University 



B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 



Social Studies 



70 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 







First 




Name 


Subjects 


Election 


Education 


Mary Nicholas, 


Physical 


1955 


Boston University 


B.S. 


Education 






Edna-May Paulson 


Arithmetic 


1926 


Fitchburg Teachers' 
College 


Chester T. Pawlowski 


, Social 


1954 


Boston University 


B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 


Studies 






Signe M. Peterson 


Arithmetic 


1925 


Salem Teachers' College 


Joseph G. Provost, 




1955 


Marist College 


A.B., M.Ed. 


Latin 




Boston College 


Marilyn G. Redmond, 




1955 


Framingham Teachers' 


B.S.Ed. 


Homemaking 




College 


William H. Robinson, 


Jr., Social 


1955 


Suffolk University 


A.B., M.Ed. 


Studies, English 




Boston Teachers' College 


Ray D. Sipola, B.M., 


M.M. Music 


1954 


Boston University 


Ethelyn F. Stoutermire, 


1954 


Gorham Teachers' 


B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 


English 




College 
Boston University 


June Turner, A.B., M.Ed. English, 


1956 


Boston University 




Social Studies 






Edna R. Wentzel 


Librarian 


1956 




Paul V. Wheeler, B.S. 


Science 


1956 


Boston University 


Zynsky, John S., A.B. 


Industrial Arts 


1955 


Tufts College 


Virginia Hopkins 


Secretary to 
Principal 


1955 






ELEMENTARY 


SCHOOLS 






First 




Name 


Grade 


Election Education 



Dolbeare School 

William D. Healey, A.B., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Donald V. Shanahan, A.B. 
Myril Sheinkopf, B.S.Ed. 
Mary C. Healy, B.S.Ed. 
Margaret M. Hickey, A.B., M.Ed. 

Iris P. Huey, B.S.Ed. 
Rose A. Doherty, B.S.Ed. 
Franklin School 

Robert C. Murray, B.S.Ed., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Nat Finklestein, B.S.Ed. 6 

Joanne Levine, B.S.Ed. 5 



6 


1956 


5 


1955 


4 


1953 


3 


1953 


2 


1948 


1 


1951 



Martha Fox, A.B. 
Patricia M. Lynch, A.B. 
Frances Patsourakos, B.S.Ed., 
M.Ed. 



1928 Holy Cross 

Harvard University 
Boston College 
Boston University 
Boston University 
Regis College 
Boston University 
Boston University 
Salem Teachers' College 

1950 Boston University 

1953 Salem Teachers' College 
1956 Framingham Teachers' 
College 
5 1956 Manhattanville College 

4 1952 Emmanuel College 

1950 Boston University 



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Name 


Grade 1 


Slectioi 


Mary Arris, B.S. 
Lotte Hofmann, B.S. 
Diane Kludjian, B.S.Ed., 


3 

2 
M.Ed. 1 


1953 
1956 
1950 


Jean M. Riley, B.S.Ed. 
Emma L. Lane 


1 
Special Class 


1956 
1943 


Hester A. Walker 


Special Class 


1924 


Greenwood School 






Eliot B. Leonard, B.S.Ed 

Principal 
Amanda J. Stephenson 


•> 

6 


1931 
1926 



Beatrice D. Moody, B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 6 



Helen M. Delaney 



Joanne C. Person, B.S.Ed. 

Hurd School 

Richard F. Smith, B.A., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Martin T. Stanton, B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 
Margaret M. Landers 
Yvonne Scott, B.S.Ed. 
Barbara A. Daly, B.S.Ed. 

Margaret A. Theroux, B.S. 
Mary L. Sharpe, B.S.Ed. 



1936 



Jane Yeager, A.B. 


6 


1956 


Lillian J. Mackenzie 


5 


1928 


Barbara M. Scigliano, A.B. 


5 


1956 


Betty L. Brawley, B.S.Ed. 


5 


1955 


Sarah L. McConnell, B.S.Ed. 


4 


1952 


Dolores M. Rich, B.S.Ed. 


4 


1956 


Helen F. Brown 


4 


1947 


Hilda M. Hayden 


3 


1924 


Patricia J. McHale, B.S. 


3 


1955 



Winifred Geizer 


2 


1928 


Elizabeth M. Strout 


2 


1925 


Hazel O. Wilder 


2 


1923 


Dorothy W. Remick, B.S.Ed. 


1 


1952 


Bella A. Rattray 


1 


1926 



First 

Education 

Cornell University 
Boston University 
Lowell Teachers' College 
Boston University 
Boston College 
Hyannis Teachers' 

College 
Salem Teachers' College 



Newark Teachers' College 
New York University 
Aroostook Teachers' 

College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Boston University 
Eastern Nazarene 
Plymouth Teachers' 

College 
Emmanuel College 
Lowell Teachers' College 
Lowell Teachers' College 
Lowell Teachers' College 
Farmington Teachers' 

College 
Salem Teachers' College 
University of New 

Hampshire 
Fitchburg Teachers' 

College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Tufts University 
Perry Kindergarten 

Normal School 
Tufts University 



1924 



1956 



1951 



6 


1952 


5 


1930 


4 


1956 


4 


1954 


3 


1952 


2 


1954 



Calvin Cbolidge College 
Boston University 
Boston University 
Salem Teachers' College 
Salem Teachers' College 
North Adams Teachers' 

College 
Boston University 
Boston Teachers' College 



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Name 
Jean L. Dumont, B.S.Ed. 

Grace E. Widtfeldt 
Jeanne St. Pierre, B.S. 

Lincoln School 

Richard F. Smith, B.A., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Catherine A. Dor an 
Lora Ann Harris, B.S.Ed. 
Shirley B. Lacasse, B.S. 



Patricia F. FitzGerald, B.S.Ed. 
Rosemarie Murphy, A.B. 
Doris O. Zimmermann, B.S.M. 
Madeline McLaughlin, B.S. 3<! 

Lee Pfeiffer 

Helena Anderson, B.S.Ed. 
Doreen S. Moore, B.S.Ed. 

Montrose School 

William D. Healey, A.B., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Sofia N. Giavis, B.S.Ed. 6 

Evelyn Labbadia, A.B. 6&5 

Lorraine S. Luca, B.S.Ed. 5 

Lona H. Adams 4 

Jane K. McMahon, B.S.Ed. 4 

Patricia A. Graham, B.S.Ed. 3 



Louise A. Jamgochian, B.S.Ed. 3 & 2 
Mary J. Lord, B.S.Ed. 2 

Paulette C. Richards, B.S.Ed. 1 

Eleanor G. Burke, Trainable 

B.S.Ed. Class 





First 




Grade 


Election 


Education 


2 


1954 


Bridgewater Teachers' 
College 


1 


1927 


Salem Teachers' College 


1 


1955 


Eastern Nazarene College 



6 


1926 


5 


1956 


5 


1956 


4 


1955 


4 


1956 


3 


1952 


2 


1955 


2 


1925 


1 


1956 


1 


1954 



Walton School 






Jules I. Philie, A.B., M.Ed., 




1941 


Principal 






William J. Doherty, B.S. 


6 


1955 


Ruth E. Finlay, B.S.Ed. 


5 


1952 


Caroline C. Maloney, B.S.Ed. 


4 


1955 


Elinor C. Pohl, B.S.Ed. 


4 


1955 



Mildred A. Venesi, B.S.Ed. 



1951 Calvin Coolidge College 
Boston University 
Keene Teachers' College 
Lowell Teachers' College 
University of 

Massachusetts 
Salem Teachers' College 
Emmanuel College 
Boston University 
Emmanuel College 
Wheelock College, 

Boston University 
Salem Teachers' College 
Lowell Teachers' College 

1928 Holy Cross, 

Harvard University 
1947 Lowell Teachers' College 
1947 Northeastern University 
1954 Framingham Teachers' 

College 
1945 Washington Teachers' 

College 
1956 Lowell Teachers' College 
1956 North Adams Teachers' 

College 
1956 Salem Teachers' College 

1954 North Adams Teachers' 

College 
1953 Lowell Teachers' College 

1955 Boston Teachers' College 



Holy Cross College 
Tufts College 
Suffolk University 
Salem Teachers' College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Bridgewater Teachers' 
College 
1956 Boston College 



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73 



Name Grade 

Ann Shanahan, B.S.Ed. 3 

Joan L. Holt, B.S. Ed. 2 

Marjorie MacNeil, A.B. 1 

Warren School 

Jules I. Philie, A.B., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Audrey Moe, A.B. 6 

Dorothy M. Linder 
Katheryn D. Carney 
Mary G. Sacco, B.S.Ed. 
Ester M. Ross, B.A. 
Joan T. Howard, A.B. 
Joan Cooley, B.A. 
Harriet S. Monsein, BJS.Ed. 

West Ward School 

Jules I. Philie, A.B., M.Ed., 

Principal 
Virginia Partridge, B.S.Ed., M.Ed. 2 

Margaret F. Sullivan, B.S.Ed. 1 

Woodville School 

Robert C. Murray, B.S.Ed., M.Ed., 

Principal 
George E. Weldon, A.B., M.A., 

M.Ed. 6 

Ruth G. Nelson, A.B. 5 

Barbara E. McKinley, B.S.Ed. 4 

Genevieve E. Waitt, A.B. 3 

Gertrude C. Flynn, B.S.Ed. 2 

Shirley C. Kaye, B.S.Ed. 1 



First 
Election Education 

1954 Bridgewater Teachers' 

College 
1953 Gorham Teachers' 

College 
1953 Emmanuel College 



1941 



1956 



6&5 


1946 


5 


1925 


4 


1954 


4 


1956 


3 


1954 


2 


1956 


1 


1956 



Holy Cross 
Tufts College 
Milwaukee-Downer 

College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Boston Teachers' College 
University of Michigan 
Emmanuel College 
Rice Institute 
Salem Teachers' College 



1941 Holy Cross, Tufts College 

1948 Lowell Teachers' College 

Boston University 
1951 Villanova College 



1956 Boston University 

1954 Boston University 

1955 Vanderbilt University 
1955 Salem Teachers' College 

1954 Emmanuel College 

1955 Salem Teachers' College 
1952 Boston University 



SPECIAL TEACHERS 



Ethelyn M. Cowperthwaite, Elementary 1956 
B.S.Ed., M.Ed. Consultant 

Martha C. Dickinson, Remedial 1951 

B.S.Ed., M.Ed. Reading 

Helen E. Corbet, B.S.Ed. Supervisor 1955 

of Art, Elementary 
Adelaide B. Meikle, B.S. Supervisor, 1955 
Physical Education, 
Elementary 



Farmington Teachers' 

College 
Tufts College 
Salem Teachers' College 
Boston University 
Massachusetts School of 

Art 
Boston University 



74 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Name 



First 
Grade Election 



Education 



Marilyn J. Wrisley, B.M. Supervisor, 

Music, Elementary 
Ruth H. Akin Home Instructor 

Elementary 



Esther Cragin, B.S.Ed. 


Lip Reading 






Class 


Sigmund J. Szydlowski, 


M.D., 


HEAL 


School Physician 






Mary A. O'Brien, 




School 


R.N., B.S., M.N. 




Nurse 


Dorothy L. Adams, R.N. 




School 
Nurse 



1956 Boston University 

1954 Perkins Institute for the 
Blind, Simmons College, 
Boston University 

1954 Gorham Teachers' 
College 



1951 Tufts College 

Middlesex College 
1951 Columbia University 

Yale University School of 
Nursing 
1951 Massachusetts Memorial 
Hospital School of 
Nursing 



SUPERVISOR OF ATTENDANCE 



Thomas F. Kenney 



Attendance 
Officer 



1939 Suffolk Law School 



HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA 



Martha Cummings, B.S., 

Dietitian and Manager 
Mrs. William Dodge Cafeteria Worker 
Mrs. John Gibson 
Mrs. George Hamel 
Mrs. Gaston Loubris 
Mrs. Lewis Moore 
Mrs. Francis Ryder 
Mrs. Arthur Sederquest 

Cafeteria Worker 
Mrs. John Vaters Cafeteria Worker 



1954 Simmons College 



Cafeteria Worker 
Cafeteria Worker 
Cafeteria Worker 
Cafeteria Worker 
Cafeteria Worker 



JANITORS 

M. Leo Conway, Head Janitor Senior High School 

Charles B. Lally Senior High School 

Joseph Sardella Senior High School 

John J. O'Keefe Senior High School 12 

Charles N. Leather Senior High School 37 

Mrs. Alice Floyd, Matron Senior High School 

John L. Powers, Head Janitor Junior High School 

Lyman E. Allen Junior High School 

Wilfred L. Lemos Junior High School 

8 Parker 



10 Bennett St. 

10 Wilson Ave. 

254 North Ave. 

Birch Hill Ave. 

West Water St. 

11 A Salem St. 

298 Main St. 

199 North Ave. 

St., Wilmington 



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75 



Mrs. Flora Rice, Matron 
Alfred E. Delaney 
Anthony M. Kard 
Joseph A. Nasella 
Chester I. Hopkins 
Patrick J. Walsh 
Robert E. Ellis 
Edward Meuse 
Paul K. Burbine 
Thomas E. Kelly 
Louis J. Colucci 
Thomas R. Doren 
Charles B. Root 



John M. Hennessey 



Louis J. Colucci 



Junior High School 
Dolbeare School 
Franklin School 
Franklin School 
Greenwood School 
Greenwood School 
Hurd School 
Lincoln School 
Montrose School 
Walton School 
West Ward School 
Warren School 
Woodville School 

MAINTENANCE WORK 



GENERAL UTILITY 



1 Cumberland Rd. 

36 Lake St. 

12 Laurel St. 

18 Melvin St. 

25 Greenwood Ave. 

25 Curtis St. 

58 Forest St. 

2 Fitch Ct. 

19 Park St. 

16 Charles St. 

44 Cooper St. 

32 Gould St. 

1 Lake St. 



140 Nahant St. 



44 Cooper St. 



THE COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM 
Class of Nineteen Fifty-six 

WAKEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL 

Wakefield, Massachusetts 

High School Auditorium — Eight O'clock 

June the Eighth 

SONG OF FIFTY-SIX 

The days have softly passed us by, 

Our high-school work is done. 
Time's massive doors are opening, 

Our paths diverging run. 

Within these halls of friendship, we 

Have shared the laughing years, 
Our aspirations — golden-hued, 

Our joys, our pranks, our fears. 

May, in the dusk of life fulfilled, 
When far these days we know, 
Remembrance kindle in our hearts 
A gentle afterglow. 

Words by Doris Kathleen Williams 
Music by Linda Mae Swanson 



Class Colors 
Blue and Gold 



Class Motto 
Today We Follow ; Tomorrow We Lead 



76 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

— PROGRAM — 
The Theme : America Speaks to Her People 

Overture and Processional Wakefield High School Orchestra 

Mr. Robert D. Chandler, Director 

The Flag Salute — Audience and Seniors, led by 

Class President, John Paul Baptist Encarnacao 

The National Anthem — Senior Chorus and Audience 

Mr. Ray D. Sipola, Supervisor of Music 
Mr. Robert D. Chandler, Director of Instrumental Music 

The Invocation 

Anna Louise Gates, Honor Speaker 

"The Lord's Prayer" Malotte 

Senior Chorus 

Mr. Ray D. Sipola, Conductor 

Elaine Christine McEvoy, Accompanist 

America Speaks to Her People Through Music 

Judith Morris Beebe, Salutatorian 

Presentation of Academic Awards 

Mr. Gerard G. Barry 
Principal of Wakefield High School 

"They Call It America" Grant 

Senior Chorus 

Mr. Ray D. Sipola, Conductor 

Elaine Christine McEvoy, Accompanist 

America Speaks to Her People Through Education 

Judith Ann Keller, Valedictorian 

Class Song 

Conducted by the poet, Doris Kathleen Williams 
Accompanied by the composer, Linda Mae Swanson 

Remarks 

Principal Gerard G. Barry 

Address to the Graduates and Presentation of Diplomas 

Mr. Richard J. Volpe 
Wakefield School Committee 

Recessional Wakefield High School Orchestra 

Mr. Robert D. Chandler, Director 



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77 



THE GRADUATES 



John Andrew Anderson 
H Sylvia Ruth Anderson 
Edith Barbara Avery 
Carol Janice Barker 
Arthur William Barnard 
Robert Allen Barnes 
Patricia Loreen Bastardo 
H Judith Morris Beebe 
Mary Josephine Belanger 
John Patrick Best, Jr. 
Robert Charles Bisacre 
Roberta Booth 
Jon Murray Brewer 
Elizabeth Ann Brophy 
H Beverly Ann Burbank 
Russell Mortimer Burbank 
Richard James Burns 
Perley Goodick Burrill 
Harding Mudge Bush 
Mary Ann Cappanelli 
Donald Francis Caruso 
Jeanne Marie Catalano 
Susan Clarke Chamberlin 
Betty Jane Cheever 
Charles James Classen 
Alfred Louis Clows 
John Connelly, Jr. 
Ross Freeman Coon, Jr. 
Robert Michael Cooney 
Jane Phyllis Cooper 
Carol Ann Corosa 
Donald Paul Crosscup 
Jane Isabel Cullen 
Carolyn Mae Cunha 
Joan Marie Cunha 
Lynne Paul Cunningham 
Thomas E. Curley, Jr. 
Arthur Thomas D'Alelio 
Ruth Marie D'Alelio 
Diane June Dalton 
Geraldine Louise Damery 
Barbara Frances Damon 
Gertrude Locklin Day 
Patricia Elizabeth DeCecca 
Dawn Dolores DeFelice 
Frances Mary DelRossi 
John Anthony DelRossi 
John Ernest Vincent Devine 



Lawrence Arthur Dingle 
Elaine Lucile Doane 
John Francis Donegan 
Gail Elaine Downey 
David Ronald Drew 
Joan Lorraine Drinkwater 
Jean Louise DuBois 
James R. Dufault 
Alton Edward Dunn 
Peter Harold Duston 
Martha Eaton 

John Paul Baptist Encarnacao 
Jacqueline Marie English 
Paul Francis Feeney 
Virginia Marie Feeney 
Margaret Louise Ferris 
Doris Patricia Fields 
David Blackburn Fite 
Sally Elinor Flagg 
Ronetta Jean Foglietta 
Robert W. Foster 
Carol Irene Fritz 
Donald Barton Fritz 
Nancy Fuller 

H Anna Louise Gates 
Barbara Geer 
Marlene Louise Gillespie 
Judith Ann Gillis 
Katherine Jean Glendenning 
Sandra Lee Goldsmith 
James Edward Good, Jr. 
David Evans Gourley 
Donald Lee Grafton 
Jane Dorothy Gregson 
John Gerald Haggerty 
Norman Dolliver Hall, Jr. 
William Henry Hall 
Carl Herman Hanson 
Kirk Linton Hanson 
Sandra Louise Harnden 
Harold Arthur Hawkes 
Harold Robert Hawkes 
Kenneth Arthur Hayes 
James Edward Heavey 
Robert Joseph Heavey 
Peter Wayne Hemingway 

H Anne Louise Hennessy 
Richard Thomas Heslin 



78 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Jane Forsythe Hibbard 
June Allen Hibbard 
Franklin Donald Horrigan 
John Frederick Howell 
James Robert Hurton 
Walter Thomas Hynes, Jr. 
Michael Anthony Iwanowicz 
Nancy Loretta Jackson 
David Larry Johnson 
Jerremy Lee Johnson 
Norman Helmar Johnson 
Thomas Gerald Johnston 
Carolyn Ann Jonas 
Shirley Ruth Junkins 
Jascha Kassels 

H Judith Ann Keller 
Jane Beatrice Kelley 

H Robert Arthur Kiley 
Richard Gleason Kinder 
Samuel McGuire King, Jr. 
Russell Paull Kumph, Jr. 
Ralph Donald Lazzaro 
Delbert Arthur LeFave 
Priscilla Ellen Lefavour 
Ruth Edith Leone 
Robert George Lincoln 

H Ralph William Lowry 
Jean Kathleen Luciano 
Wendy Lee MacCaughey 
Carole Ann MacDonald 
Jeanette Ann MacDonald 
Janet MacKay 
Roger Gerald Maloney 
Jeanette Ann Malonson 
Janice Ruth Marchant 
Judith Ann Mayhew 
Lorraine Ann Mederios 
Beverly Anne Melanson 
Carol Ann Melanson 
Carol Marie Melanson 
Carol Virginia Melanson 
Roger Gordon Menges 
Ronald Francis Meuse 
Ruth Elizabeth Meuse 
Julia Anne Miller 
Wesley Lance Millett 
Philip Anthony Minichiello 
Leo Francis Monahan 
Carol Ann Montgomery 
June Frances Moran 



Joseph Allen Morrison 
Janice Naomi Moss 
Robert Crocker Murray 
Patricia Ann Muse 
Robert William McCarthy 
Elizabeth Ruth McCauley 
Elaine Christine McEvoy 
Donna Irene McKinnon 
Ernest Byron McLellan, Jr. 

H Anne Elizabeth McLennan 
Dianne McLeod 
Geraldine Edna McMahon 
Margaret Mary McWhinnie 
Janice Ann Nelson 
Bryan Noble 
Carol Ann Nutile 
Thomas Gerald O'Donnell 
Edith Luise Oswald 
Christina Paige 
John Elwin Paiva 
Ida Palermo 
Neil Arthur Palmer 
Ruth Florence Palmer 
Lawrence Ignatius Palumbo 
Mary Ann Passamonte 
Donald James Percy 
Guillaume Leopold Piedboeuf 
Germain Joseph Pierce 
Sandra Amy Pierce 
Robert Lewis Pote, Jr. 
Bradford Herman Pottle 
Helen Marie Raffael 

H John Davison Rattray 
Anthony John Rauseo 
Jane Warburton Rawstron 
Judith Ellen Reed 
Eleanor Florence Ring 
Robert Rosswell Rizza 
Diane Robinson 
John Charles Robinson 

* Joseph Hyman Rosenfarb 
Judith Ann Rugg 
Richard Bradley Ruthfield 
Carol Ann Ryan 
Charles Francis Ryder 
Deanna May Santoro 
Joan Patricia Sharpe 
Judith Emily Sherman 
Mildred Roberta Sherman 
Anna Mae Siggens 



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79 



Catherine Marie Smith 
Ernest Frank Spicer, Jr. 
Judith Anne Spiers 
Barbara Gail Stikeman 
Patricia Helena Stockbridge 
John Sanborn Strong, Jr. 
Sandra Frances Studley 
Paul Joseph Suprenant 
Philip Alan Surette 
H Linda Mae Swanson 
Carol Ann Tasker 
Michael John Tecce, Jr. 
Ellen Louise Wall 



Francis Joseph Walsh, Jr. 
Barbara Mae Warren 
Shirley Barbara Waselchuck 

H Janet Webster 

Richard Lincoln Wells 

H Alan Raymond Wentzel 
Richard Dumont Whitney 
Carolyn Ruby Whitten 
Henry Charles Wilder 
David Allen Williams 
Doris Kathleen Williams 
Marilyn Joyce Willwerth 
Robert Charles Zelck 



"Left to join Armed Forces 
H Honor pupil 



80 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of Library Trustees 



TRUSTEES OF THE LUCIUS BEEBE MEMORIAL LIBRARY 

Phillips C. Davis, Chairman 
Mrs. Miriam G. Needham, Secretary 

Mrs. Ruth Akin John J. Round, Jr. 

Walter C. Hickey Hervey J. Skinner 

Edward E. Lynch Frank A. Tredinnick, Jr. 

* Albert W. Rock wood Miss Gladys Watkins 

LIBRARIAN 

Asbury W. Schley 

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN AND CATALOGUER 
H. Gladys Mackenzie 

YOUTH LIBRARIAN 
Thomas McGuiggan 

CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN 
Violet Reed 

GREENWOOD LIBRARIAN 
Evelyn B. Henderson, until October Enid L. Schmuch 

MONTROSE LIBRARIAN 
Alice S. Waterworth 

CIRCULATION LIBRARIAN 
Clara Wilson until September Evelyn B. Henderson 

ASSISTANTS 
Jerremy Johnson Edith Stewart 

Enid L. Schmuch Thomasina Gerbrands Barbara Stikeman 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 
Edna R. Wentzel, until August Florence H. Larson 

PART TIME ASSISTANTS 

Grace W. Eaton Frances Merrey 

Henry Costello 

BUILDING CUSTODIAL SUPERVISOR 
Carl H. Brown 

JANITOR (Greenwood Branch) 
Chester I. Hopkins 



* Term Expired 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 81 



REPORT OF THE LIBRARY TRUSTEES 

The Trustees of The Lucius Beebe Memorial Library herewith submit 
the one hundred and first Annual Report. 

After many changes at the library the trustees are glad to note, that as 
the year ends conditions at the library have become more stabilized. Early 
in the year the first change affected the board when Mr. Albert W. Rock- 
wood retired as Trustee after serving twenty-three years, from 1933-56. To 
fill this vacancy Mr. Frank A. Tredinnick, Jr. was elected in March to 
serve as Trustee for three years, 

The many changes in library personnel have each in their own way 
been a loss to the library, but the retirement of Miss Clara Wilson has made 
a distinct gap in the staff. Through the years her personal as well as pro- 
fessional interest was unlimited service to the library and the community. 
With sincere regret the Trustees accepted the resignation of the Head 
Librarian, Mr. Asbury W. Schley, who left on November first to accept a 
position in West Hartford, Connecticut. During the four years Mr. Schley 
was in Wakefield the library grew in facilities and service under his di- 
rection. 

The position of Head Librarian has been filled by the appointment of 
Miss D. Marjorie Taylor. As Miss Taylor assumes the position on Janu- 
ary 1, 1957 she will bring to the library considerable professional experi- 
ence and several years of administrative knowledge from libraries in Eng- 
land and Gloucester, Massachusetts. 

The Trustees have had many conferences with the Personnel Board 
endeavoring to benefit the library staff. The working hours and vacation 
periods have been adjusted to meet the prevailing library standards. The 
Trustees are continuing their efforts to secure a classification for Super- 
visor of Adult Services, for it is felt that a professional librarian should be 
in charge of Reference and Reader's Advisor Service. A vacancy in this 
department is a handicap to the best library service for the town. 

The steadily growing number of registered borrowers and the increased 
yearly circulation, now 246,705 indicates the library has been a busy place 
during 1956. The Catalogue Department has prepared 3,562 new books 
and the reference questions answered have totaled over 4,500. The circula- 
tion of 16,474 pictures have filled the requests from classrooms and indi- 
viduals. To meet the constant use of the record collection new records 
have been added each month. These have been purchased with the pur- 
pose of building a good basic record library, and at the same time fill the 
borrowers' requisitions. At present a more complete re-cataloging of the 
record collection is being made. In order to furnish listening privileges 
for patrons a Music Room should be provided to fulfill this public desire. 

At the branches the children predominate as interested readers and 
the circulation continues to increase. At Greenwood the crowded condi- 
tions are most evident. At Montrose whole families seem aware of their 



82 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



library. During the fall eight well-attended story hours were held there. 
Opportunities for service in these growing communities seem almost un- 
limited. 

As much of the children's and youth work is allied with the school in- 
terests, so the growth of the school attendance is equally reflected at the 
library. In keeping with this, the very crowded conditions in our Youth 
Room were somewhat relieved last fall when the Junior High School 
opened its own library. We do, however, continue to send book deposits to 
the Junior High School. In the spring seventh and eighth grade classes 
came to the Youth Room for instruction in the use of the library. New 
rules for the Youth Room were adopted and printed for distribution. 

The Children's Librarian has visited the grammar schools three times 
during the year. Under her direction book deposits were sent to each ele- 
mentary grade. In addition 47 special collections were loaned at the re- 
quest of teachers. The deposits were changed three times with a total cir- 
culation of 19,176. During the summer book collections were sent and stor- 
ies were told to the Scout and Brownie Day Camps. Thirty-three pre- 
school story hours have been held with an average attendance of 50, while 
the attendance at the 28 story hours for grade school averaged 62. With 
the purchase of a new projector and the enrollment in the Massachusetts 
Film Co-operative, a new moving picture program has been initiated. The 
attendance has been so overwhelming that the weekly program has had 
to be limited to pupils from one school at a time. Even so, seating space 
has been taxed. 

As a summer project, 534 children participated in a baseball game. At 
weekly meetings outstanding books were reviewed and prizes awarded to 
the children in each group who had read the greatest number of books. 
Donations received from the Red Sox Organization and the Rotary Club, 
and the co-operation of the Wakefield Daily Item sports writer brought 
this program to a most successful conclusion. 

A part time assistant in the Children's Room has meant a great deal 
to the librarian and the public in extra services rendered. In the near 
future a permanent assistant in this department must be inaugurated. 

The library has made it possible for many club groups to use the lec- 
ture hall as a convenient meeting place. The Great Books program has 
completed its first year with good attendance under able direction and has 
now begun its second year of book discussion. It is hoped that the library 
can further develop its public relations with the formation of a "Friends 
of the Library" group. Foundations for this organization have already 
been made. 

Picture displays and books of current interest have been exhibited 
monthly throughout the library. The festive Christmas decorations were 
enhanced by the gift of wreaths from Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Rockwood 
in memory of Junius Beebe. The attractive floral arrangements of the 
Wakefield Garden Club and the many gifts of books and magazines have 
shown the kindness of many people. 



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83 



During the spring, emergency repairs for flood damage at the Mont- 
rose Branch and leaks at the main library rapidly depleted the mainte- 
nance funds. It is vital that waterproofing and permanent repairs and 
upkeep shall be provided before more costly damage is done. 

PHILLIPS C. DAVIS, Chairman 
MIRIAM G. NEEDHAM, Secretary 
RUTH H. AKIN 
WALTER C. HICKEY 
EDWARD E. LYNCH 
JOHN J. ROUND, JR. 
HERVEY J. SKINNER 
FRANK A. TREDINNICK 
GLADYS WATKINS 



FINANCIAL STATISTICS — 1956 



Junius Beebe Trust Fund 
Decius Beebe Trust Fund 
Marcus Beebe Trust Fund 
Frederic Beebe Trust Fund 
Eleanor H. Beebe Trust Fund 
Katherine E. Beebe Trust Fund 
Charles S. Beebe Trust Fund 
John H. Beebe Trust Fund 
J. Oliver Beebe Trust Fund 
Alice Beebe Carpenter Trust Fund 
George O. Carpenter Trust Fund 
Sylenda B. Stearns Trust Fund 



INCOME 






Trust Company 






Original 


Book 




Fund 


Value 


Income 


$ 23,030.00 


$ 33,063.60 


$ 1,702.34 


14,000.00 


15,779.10 


1,099.40 


15,000.00 


18,476.99 


1,234.94 


5,000.00 


6,296.50 


323.43 


5,000.00 


5,694.26 


256.88 


5,000.00 


5,524.71 


155.43 


1,000.00 


1,169.28 


25.35 


2,500.00 


2,788.70 


94.67 


5,000.00 


5,456.69 


135.13 


nd 5,000.00 


5,548.06 


149.43 


Ld 1,000.00 


1,117.24 


21.92 


2,000.00 


2,195.42 


46.97 



$ 83,530.00 $103,130.55 $ 5,184.95 



Note: 25% of the net income of the Junius Beebe Fund and 10% of the 
other funds listed above are added to the principal each year. 



Library Funds held by the Trustees: 

Harris Mason Dolbeare Memorial Fund 

Edwin McDuffie Fund 

James H. Keough Fund 

Wakefield Savings Bank, Income Fund 

Helen Frances Carleton Memorial Fund 



1,136.23 
1,000.00 
2,965.90 
483.67 
1,122.76 



$ 6,708.56 



84 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Library Funds held by the Town Treasurer : 

John Gould Abom Fund 

Cyrus G. Beebe Fund 

Frederic Beebe Fund 

Hiram Eaton Fund 

Robert Parker Dolbeare Fund 

Willard Donnell Fund 

Milledge Elliott Fund 

Rev. Thomas A. Emerson Fund 

Flint Memorial Fund 

Merrill W. Gove Fund 

Melvin J. Hill Fund 

Francis P. Hurd Fund 

Franklin Poole Fund 

Mary H. Pratt Fund 

Ashton H. Thayer Fund 

Cyrus Wakefield Fund 

Annie L. Cox Fund 

Frank P. Wakefield Fund 



Principal 

$ 1,689.00 

2,000.00 

1,000.00 

1,000.00 

500.00 

500.00 

1,000.00 

500.00 

1,000.00 

500.00 

500.00 

2,500.00 

500.00 

200.00 

500.00 

500.00 

2,000.00 

1,000.00 



Income 
51.05 
60.45 
32.76 
30.23 
15.11 
15.11 
30.23 
15.11 
32.76 
15.10 
15.11 
75.56 
16.39 
6.05 
15.11 
16.39 
60.45 
30.68 



$ 17,389.00 $ 533.65 



EXPENDITURES 

Book and Binding 

Records 

Periodicals 

Heat, Light and Telephone 

Supplies, Maintenance and Microfilming 

Miscellaneous and Library Conference 

Capital Outlay 

Salaries, Library Service 

Salaries, Custodial 



Town Appropriation 1956 

Dog Tax 

Income from Library Trust Funds 

Income from Town Funds 



8,981.38 

285.66 

1,039.74 

3,275.00 

4,913.46 

486.70 

718.87 

38,055.60 

4,458.00 





$ 62,214.41 


SUMMARY 






$ 54,566.96 




2,306.39 


rids 


5,184.95 




533.65 




$ 62,591.95 


Expenditures 


— 62,214.41 



Unexpended Balance 

Money returned to the Town 1956 

Fines, Payments for lost books, non-resident fees, etc 



$ 377.54 



$ 2,298.33 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



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REGISTRATION STATISTICS 

Total Main Library 7,772 

Total Greenwood Branch 1,336 

Total Montrose Branch 796 

Total Non-Residents 179 



10,033 



LIBRARY RESOURCES 

Volumes belonging to the Library January 1, 1956 85,648 

Volumes added by purchase 3,456 

Volumes added by gift 106 



Total 3,562 

Volumes Withdrawn 1956 1,915 

Volumes belonging to the Library Dec. 31, 1956 87,295 

Periodicals and Newspapers currently received 186 

Periodicals and Newspapers received by gift 44 

Mounted Pictures belonging to the Library Dec. 31, 1956 21,000* 

Pamphlets belonging to the Library Dec. 31, 1956 3,000* 



* Approximate number 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 87 



Report of the Municipal Light Board 



We submit for your consideration the sixty-third annual report of the 
Municipal Light Board for the year ending December 31, 1956. 

The net profit of the Department was $156,385.85 as compared to 
$144,944.85 in 1955. The Sale of Gas increased 10.4% and electricity 10.1%. 

The balance in the Operating Fund was $152,000.92 as compared with 
$135,405.32 in 1955. 

The sum of $70,000.00 was paid to the Town to be used in computing 
the tax rate for 1956. The total amount paid to the Town is $763,229.57. 

The Manager's report including financial statements for the year are 
included in this report. 

JAMES B. WIS WALL, Chairman 
JOHN MORLEY, Secretary 
JOSEPH M. HARTSHORNE 



To the Board of Light Commissioners: 

Gentlemen : 

The following condensed Profit and Loss Statement shows the financial 
operations of the Department for the year ending December 31, 1956 and 
the changes from the previous year. 

Sales of Gas and Electricity $ 1,158,044.02 Increase $107,528.92 

Cost of Gas and Electricity 602,183.03 Increase 79,590.83 



Gross Revenue 555,860.99 Increase 27,938.09 

Operating Expense 398,290.43 Increase 17,207.86 



Operating Revenue 157,570.56 Increase 10,730.23 

Other Revenue 2,738.79 Increase 1,164.86 



Gross Revenue 160,309.35 Increase 11,895.09 

Other Expense 3,923.50 Increase 454.09 



Net Income 156,385.85 Increase 11,441.00 

Paid to Town in lieu of Taxes 70,000.00 Increase 10,000.00 



Net 86,385.85 Increase 1,441.00 



88 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



During the year the Electric Department installed : 
19,284 feet of primary wire 
28,120 feet of secondary wire 

148 new services 

119 poles 

and the Gas Department installed : 

3,246 feet of gas mains 
1,704 feet of service pipe 
24 new services 

At the end of the year there were 4,553 gas meters and 7,322 electric 
meters in use, which is a decrease of 2 gas meters and an increase of 125 
electric meters. 

ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

The electric load reached a new peak of 8,424 K.W. This increase was 
only 2% over 1955, due to mild weather in December and also because of 
controlling the pumping stations and certain other loads during our peak 
hours. However, our total sales were 29,877,371 kilowatt hours, an increase 
of more than 11%. 

NEW CONSTRUCTION 

A total of 32 transformers (1830 KVA) were installed during the year. 
These included distribution transformers and Commercial and Industrial 
installations. Six transformers (1050 KVA) were installed at Transitron 
Electronics Corp. When the Atwell Junior High School was rewired, we 
installed 3 — 75 KVA transformers in their new vault. 

At the time North Ave. was widened, underground cable was installed, 
from Chestnut to Church Sts., and the poles and overhead wires were re- 
moved. 

STREET LIGHTING 
As a continuation of our annual relighting program, 37 aluminum 
standards with mercury vapor lamps were installed on Main St., Lakeside. 
New lights were also placed on Church St., Richardson Ave., West Water 
St., Armory St., part of Albion St. and on North Ave., from Main St. to 
Church St. 

MAINTENANCE 
In order to reduce damage and interruptions of service from storms, 
we engage a tree service contractor to trim trees over our wires and to re- 
move diseased trees. Approximately % of our lines are cleared each year 
by this tree trimming program, accomplished under the supervision of the 
Tree Supervisor of the Public Works. 

EXPANSION PROGRAM 

Two new circuits will be constructed next year; one for a substantial 
increase in power at Transitron Electronics and the other for the American 
Mutual Liability Insurance Co. 

We anticipate considerable additional growth in the next few years 
with the development of the industrial site on Route 128. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



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GAS DEPARTMENT 

Our total gas sales increased 10% and the gas sold for heating increased 
50% over last year. 

CONSTRUCTION 

New gas mains were installed on part of Foundry St. and Broadway 
to provide a tie with existing lines as protection and additional capacity 
for large industrial users in that general area. 

A new main was installed across the railroad bridge at Winn St. to 
provide a tie between gas lines on Elm St. and North Ave. 

MAINTENANCE 
We conducted our annual vegetation survey of gas mains. The survey, 
by a Company of specialists in this field, is considered a most effective 
means of leak detection and control. This company also completed a leak 
survey of all Schools, Public Buildings and Business and Commercial dis- 
tricts. 

OFFICE 
Additional heating capacity was installed at our office building, as well 
as a new and modern fireproof safe door for our vault. 
Financial statements follow: 



MUNICIPAL LIGHT DEPARTMENT 

BALANCE SHEET 

December 31, 1956 



ASSETS 
PLANT INVESTMENTS: 

Gas Department (Schedule A) 
Electric Department (Schedule B) 
General Equipment (Schedule C) 
Combination Gas & Electric Building 
Office Building 

Total 
CURRENT ASSETS: 
Operation Fund 
Depreciation Fund 
Office Fund 
Change Fund 
Fire Alarm Fund 
Special Deposits 
Accounts Receivable 
Materials and Supplies 

Total 
COST OF GAS CONVERSION 
PREPAID INSURANCES 



$284,911.48 
769,344.87 

30,231.46 
117,994.35 

12,583.22 



$152,000.92 

33,285.58 

200.00 

300.00 

479.37 

33,708.88 

89,138.66 

53,186.11 



$ 1,215,065.38 



$ 362,299.52 

92,421.22 

1,341.28 



TOTAL ASSETS 



$ 1,671,127.40 



90 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



LIABILITIES AND SURPLUS 

APPROPRIATION FOR FIRE ALARM 

CURRENT LIABILITIES: 

Consumers' Deposits $ 33,708.88 

Interest on Consumers' Deposits 1,476.30 

Interest on Bonds 279.99 



Total 
BONDS PAYABLE 

COST OF GAS CONVERSION AMORTIZED 
APPROPRIATED SURPLUS: 

Loans Repayment 

Appropriation for Construction Repayment 

Total 
SURPLUS (Schedule D) 

Total Liabilities and Surplus 



$493,300.00 
51,632.86 



479.37 



$ 35,465.17 
70,000.00 
41,631.73 



$ 544,932.86 
978,618.27 

$ 1,671,127.40 



STATEMENT OF INCOME AND EXPENSES 
Year Ending December 31, 1956 

GAS DEPARTMENT 

INCOME FROM THE SALE OF GAS: 



Residence 


$193,033.36 






Commercial 


44,808.90 






Heating 


39,639.06 






Municipal 


1,481.61 






Minimum 


254.57 


$ 




Total 




279,217.50 


DEDUCT— OPERATING EXPENSES: 








Gas Purchased 


$114,563.38 






Distribution 


61,956.28 






Commercial 


13,340.48 






New Business 


392.73 






General 


19,144.65 






Depreciation 


20,508.07 


$ 




Total 




229,905.59 


OPERATING INCOME 


$ 


49,311.91 


ADD— OTHER INCOME: 








Jobbing 


$ 74.83 






Income from Rents 


502.95 






Interest on Bank Balance 


270.00 


$ 




Total 




847.78 


GROSS INCOME 


$ 


50,159.69 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



91 



DEDUCT— OTHER EXPENSES : 
Interest on Bonds 
Interest on Consumers' Deposits 
Bad Debts 

Total 
NET INCOME TO SURPLUS (Schedule D) 



342.01 
385.04 
459.76 



$ 1,186.81 



$ 48,972.88 



STATEMENT OF INCOME AND EXPENSES 
Year Ending December 31, 1956 

ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

INCOME FROM THE SALE OF ELECTRICITY: 

Residence $472,842.28 

Commercial 182,887.29 

Power 158,923.42 

Municipal Lighting 9,042.97 

Municipal Power 24,391.88 

Street Lighting 30,500.00 

Minimum Bills 238.68 



Total 



$ 878,826.52 



DEDUCT— OPERATING EXPENSES 
Electricity Purchased 
Distribution 
Utilization 
Commercial 
New Business 
General 
Depreciation 

Total 



$487,619.65 
109,369.32 
19,284.78 
31,334.71 
1,656.55 
34,424.60 
86,878.26 



$ 770,567.87 



OPERATING REVENUE 

ADD— OTHER INCOME: 
Jobbing 

Income from Rents 
Interest on Bank Balance 



$ 87.46 

1,173.55 

630.00 



$ 108,258.65 



Total 



$ 1,891.01 



GROSS INCOME 



$ 110,149.66 



92 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



DEDUCT— OTHER EXPENSES: 

Interest on Bonds $ 797.98 

Interest on Consumers' Deposits 898.43 

Bad Debts 1,040.28 



Total $ 2,736.69 



NET INCOME TO SURPLUS (Schedule D) $ 107,412.97 



PLANT INVESTMENT 



Land 


$ 6,604.47 


Boiler Plant Equipment 


1,302.61 


Miscellaneous Power Plant Equipment 


445.25 


Street Mains 


174,116.87 


Services 


60,347.36 


Consumers' Meters 


31,268.78 


Consumers' Meter Installation 


10,826.14 


Total 


$ 284,911.48 



ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT— SCHEDULE B 

Land $ 6,021.82 

Structures 9,701.46 

Substation Equipment 206,110.52 

Poles, Fixtures and Overhead Conductors 170,090.59 

Underground Conduits 6,039.29 

Underground Conductors 120,428.54 

Consumers' Meters 44,198.86 

Consumers' Meter Installation 9.53 

Line Transformers 114,227.56 

Transformer Installation 32,711.93 

Street Lighting Equipment 59,804.77 



Total $ 769,344.87 



GENERAL EQUIPMENT— SCHEDULE C 

Office Equipment $ 2,686.00 

Store Equipment 3,306.27 

Transportation Equipment 9,389.51 

Laboratory Equipment 927.72 

Miscellaneous Equipment 13,921.96 

Total $ 30,231.46 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



93 



SURPLUS as of December 31, 1956 

Balance, January 1, 1956 $898,369.73 

Profit from Electric Operations 107,412.97 

Profit from Gas Operations 48,972.88 

Income from the Sale of Junk Wire, Cable, Etc. 3,540.18 

Total 



$ 1,058,295.76 



DEBITS 



Paid to Town 
Bonds Paid 
Property Abandoned 

Total 

SURPLUS, December 31, 1956 



$ 70,000.00 
5,000.00 
4,677.49 



$ 79,677.49 



$ 978,618.27 



COST OF GAS 

Total Cost at Plant 

Cost per M Cubic Feet 

Average Cost delivered per M Cubic Feet 

Average Selling Price per M Cubic Feet 

Total Gas Purchased — cubic feet 

Total Gas Sold— cubic feet 



114,563.38 

$ 1.020 

$ 2.192 

$ 2.659 

112,219,000 

104,801,900 



COST OF ELECTRICITY 



Total Cost at Switchboard 

Cost per K.W. Hr. 

Average Cost delivered per K.W. Hr. 

Average Selling price per K.W. Hr. 

Total Electricity Purchased— K.W. Hrs. 

Total Electricity Sold— K.W. Hrs. 



$ 487,619.65 

.01632 

.02712 

.03090 

29,877,371 

28,401,147 

MICHAEL F. COLLINS, 

Manager. 



94 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Report of the Town Clerk 

TOWN MEETING RECORDS 

Annual Town Meeting, March 12, 1956 

Meeting called to order at 7:35 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate, 
who read the call for the meeting. 

On motion by Marcus Beebe : 

Voted: That further reading of the warrant, with the exception of the 
constable's return, be dispensed with. 

Constable's return read by Town Clerk Charles F. Young. 

ARTICLE 1 
To hear and act upon the report of the town officers, as published. 
On motion by Marcus Beebe, chairman of the Finance Committee: 
Voted: That the reports of the town officers be accepted, as published. 

ARTICLE 2 

To choose all town officers not required to be elected by ballot. 
On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the moderator appoint a committee of five to bring in 
nominations of town officers not required to be elected by ballot. 

ARTICLE 3 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the town treasurer, with the 
approval of the selectmen, to borrow money from time to time in antici- 
pation of the revenue of the financial year begining January 1, 1956, and 
to issue a note or notes therefor, payable within one year, and to renew 
any note or notes as may be given for a period of less than one year in ac- 
cordance with Section 4, Chapter 44, General Laws. — Paul Lazzaro and 
others. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town authorize the town treasurer, with the ap- 
proval of the selectmen, to borrow money from time to time in anticipa- 
tion of the revenue of the financial year beginning January 1, 1956, and to 
issue a note or notes therefor, payable within one year, and to renew any 
note or notes as may be given for a period of less than one year, in accord- 
ance with Section 4, Chapter 44, General Laws. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town treasurer, with the approval of the selectmen, 
is authorized to borrow money according to the subject matter of Article 3. 

ARTICLE 4 

To see if the town will vote to authorize various departments to pur- 
chase new equipment at net costs not exceeding amounts specified below, 
exchanging similar equipment therefor, where now owned, the net cost of 
such new equipment to be expended from the appropriations voted for such 
departments. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



95 



Accounting Department: 

1 Standard Duplicating Machine 

Assessors' Department: 

1 Grade "A Label" Safe 

Police Department: 

1 New Automobile 

Fire Department: 

600 ft. 2%" Hose @ $1.81 
1000 ft. W Hose @ .90 
1 Ladder Gun 



$ 1,086.00 
900.00 

399.85 



$ 232.75 



$ 1,299.29 



$ 1,500.00 



$ 2,385.85 



Public Works Department: 

Fire Stations 



2 Water Coolers @ $161.78 


$ 


323.56 






Engineering Division 










1 Five Drawer Plan File 




150.00 






Park Division 










1 — 20" Rotary Mower 




130.00 






Water Division 










1 Burner and Boiler Installed 




1,500.00 


$ 










2,103.56 


Welfare Department: 










1 Typewriter 


$ 


190.00 






1 Automobile 




1,800.00 






1 File 




250.00 


$ 










2,240.00 


Library Department: 










2 Outside Signs @ $125,00 


$ 


250.00 






Stack Lighting 




1,200.00 






Display Peg Board 




800.00 






Projector 




500.00 






Lounge Chair 




115.00 






Power Lawn Mower and Snow Plow Combination 


250.00 






Exhaust Fan — Montrose Branch 




225.00 






Duplicating Machine 




175.00 


$ 




. 






3,515.00 




$ 12,876.60 



96 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

School Department: 

Senior High School : 
Replace 6 Typewriters $ 750.00 

Junior High School : 

Fence 250.00 

Film Projector 100.00 

Sound Projector 485.00 

Tape Recorder 200.00 

Elementary Schools: 
Fence— West Ward 500.00 

Condenser Pump — Warren 350.00 



$ 2,635.00 



On motion by Finance Committee : 



Voted: That the town authorize various departments to purchase new 
equipment at net cost not exceeding the amount specified below; exchang- 
ing similar equipment therefor, where now owned, the net cost of such 
equipment to be expended from the appropriation voted for such depart- 
ments: 

Accounting Department: 

1 Standard Duplicating Machine $ 232.75 

Assessors' Department: 

1 Grade "A Label" Safe $ 1,299.99 

Police Department: 

1 New Automobile $ 1,500.00 

Fire Department: 

600 ft. 2%" Hose $ 1,086.00 

1,000 ft. iy 2 " Hose 900.00 

1 Ladder Gun 399.85 



$ 2,385.85 



Public Works Department: 

Fire Stations 
1 Water Cooler $ 161.78 

Engineering Division 

1 Five Drawer Plan File 150.00 

Park Division 
1—20" Rotary Mower 130.00 

Water Division 
1 Burner and Boiler Installed 1,500.00 



$ 1,941.78 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 97 



Welfare Department: 

1 Typewriter 
1 File 



Library Department: 

Projector 

Exhaust Fan — Montrose Branch 



School Department: 

Senior High School 

6 Typewriters 
Junior High School 

Film Projector 

Sound Projector 

Tape Recorder 
Elementary Schools 

Condenser Pump — Warren 

$ 1,885.00 
ARTICLE 5 

To determine how much money the town will raise and appropriate for 
General Government, Protection of Persons and Property, Health and 
Sanitation, Public Works, Charities and Veterans' Benefits, Education, 
Recreation, and Unclassified, Public Service Enterprises, Interest and Ma- 
turing Debt, specifying what appropriations shall be taken from the re- 
ceipts of a department. — Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $83,892.27 for 
General Government as follows: 

Selectmen's Department: 

Salaries of Board $ 690.00 

Salary Clerk of Board 321.00 

Pensions 208.65 

Other Expense 3,685.00 



$ 


190.00 








250.00 


$ 








440.00 


$ 


500.00 








225.00 


$ 








725.00 


$ 


750.00 






$ 


100.00 
485.00 
200.00 

350.00 







$ 4,904.65 



Accounting Department: 

Salary of Accountant $ 5,100.00 

Salary Account Clerk 3,150.00 

Salary Account Clerk 2,850.00 

Salary Clerk B— V 2 year 1,275.00 

Automobile Allowance 200.00 

Other Expense 997.75 



$ 13,572.75 



98 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Treasurer's Department: 

Salary of Treasurer 
Salary of Paymaster 
Salaries Clerical Assistants 
Tax Titles 
Other Expense 

Legal Department: 

Salary Town Counsel 
Other Expense 



2,850.00 
617.00 
1,150.00 
1,000.00 
1,540.00 



4,000.00 
3,655.00 



$ 7,157.00 



$ 7,655.00 



Collector's Department: 

Salary of Collector 
Salary Clerk C 
Salary Clerk B 
Salary Deputy Collector 
Other Expense 



3,650.00 
2,650.00 
2,550.00 
75.00 
2,619.50 



$ 11,544.50 



Assessors' Department: 

Salaries of Board: 
Chairman 
Secretary 
Third Member 

Salary Office Supervisor 

Salary Clerk C 

Salary Clerk B 

Salary Assistant Assessor 

Automobile Allowance 

Other Expense 

Grade "A — Label" Safe 



1,380.00 
1,380.00 
1,242.00 
4,200.00 
2,500.00 
2,250.00 
80.00 
200.00 
1,475.00 
1,299.29 



Town Clerk's Department: 

Salary Town Clerk 

Salary Clerk C 

Clerical Assistants (Part Time) 

Other Expense 



3,650.00 

2,650.00 

50.00 

625.00 



$ 16,006.29 



Election and Registration: 

Salaries of Registrars 
Salary Clerk of Registrars 
Clerical Assistants (Part Time) 
Assistant Registrars 
Other Expense 



442.98 

300.00 

2,038.40 

1,800.00 

2,200.00 



$ 6,975.00 



$ 6,781.38 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 99 



Election Expense — Selectmen: 

Election Officers 
Other Expense 



Personnel Board: 

Salary Clerk A (Part Time) 
Other Expense 



Finance Committee: 

Clerical Assistance 
Administrative Assistance 
Other Expense 



Capital Outlay Committee 
Planning Board 
Board of Appeals 



PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY 

On motion by Finance Committee, as amended by J. J. Round, Jr. and 
Mr. Cameron: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $296,808.07 
for Protection of Persons and Property, as follows: 



$ 3,579.70 






816.00 


$ 






4,395.70 


$ 600.00 






165.00 


$ 






765.00 


$ 250.00 






600.00 






900.00 


$ 






1,750.00 




$ 


1,000.00 




$ 


685.00 




$ 


700.00 



Police Department: 




Salary of Chief 


$ 5,000.00 


Salary of Lieutenant 


4,500.00 


Salaries of Sergeants 


8,035.37 


Salaries of Regular Patrolmen and/or 




substitutes therefor 


92,126.12 


Other Substitution 


3,108.00 


Salary Clerk B 


2,550.00 


Uniform Allowance 


1,450.00 


Other Expense 


7,343.00 


Mass. Police Training School 


20.14 


New Automobile 


1,500.00 


Salaries and Uniform Allowance of Women 




Traffic Supervisors 


6,640.40 


Police Matron 


75.00 


Veterans' Pension 


1,562.52 




$133,910.55 



100 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Fire Department: 

Salary of Chief 

Salary of Captain 

Salaries of Lieutenants 

Salary of Mechanic 

Salaries of Regular Firefighters and/ or 

substitutes therefor 
Pensions 

Uniform Allowance 
Salaries of Call Men 
Other Expense 
New Equipment 
Out of State Travel 
Fire Prevention 



4,700.00 

4,500.00 

16,400.00 

4,100.00 

88,200.00 

3,632.37 

800.00 

6,000.00 

4,050.00 

2,385.85 

100.00 

100.00 









$134,968.22 


Fire Alarm, Police Signal, Traffic Lights 






$ 


10,000.00 


Hydrant Rental 






$ 


2,340.00 


Civil Defense: 










Salary Clerk A 


$ 


1,500.00 






Other Expense 




2,715.00 


$ 










4,215.00 


Building Inspector: 










Salary Building Inspector 


$ 


3,450.00 






Salary Clerk 




933.33 






Automobile Allowance 




300.00 






Other Expense 




300.00 


$ 










4,983.33 


Wire Inspector: 










Salary Wire Inspector 


$ 


600.00 






Salary Clerk 




466.50 






Other Substitutions 




100.00 






Automobile Allowance 




150.00 






Other Expense 




200.00 


$ 










1,516.50 


Plumbing Inspector: 










Salary Plumbing Inspector 


$ 


1,000.00 






Automobile Allowance 




100.00 


$ 










1,100.00 


Sealer Weights and Measures: 










Salary Sealer Weights and Measures 


$ 


1,200.00 






Truck Allowance 




200.00 






Other Expense 




50.00 







$ 1,450.00 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 101 



Dog Officer — Animal Inspector: 

Salary Dog Officer — Animal Inspector $ 1,200.00 

Automobile Allowance 160.00 

Pension 664.47 



$ 2,024.47 

Compensation Account $ 300.00 

HEALTH AND SANITATION 

That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $15,261.00 for Health 
and Sanitation as follows : 

Salaries of Board $ 414.00 

Salary of Agent 738.00 

Salary Public Health Nurse 2,850.00 

Salary Milk Inspector 738.00 

Clerical Assistant (part time) 80.00 

Automobile Allowance 500.00 

Other Expense 7,018.00 

Polio Clinic 2,923.00 



$ 15,261.00 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $494,056.02 for 
public works as follows: 

Board of Public Works: 

Salary of Director $ 8,400.00 

Salary, Public Works Supt. 4,850.00 

Salary, Clerk of Board 390.00 

Salary, Clerk C 2,800.00 

Salary, Costs Clerk 3,763.62 

Salary, Clerk C 2,871.00 
Engineering : 

Salaries $ 15,483.33 

Other Expense 750.00 

B.P.W. Other Expense 770.00 

Transportation and Equipment 9,950.00 

Garage Labor 9,170.00 



$ 59,197.95 

Garbage Collection: $ 14,000.00 

Buildings: 

Town Hall Maintenance $ 1,755.00 

Building Attendant 2,850.00 

Other Substitutions 500.00 



102 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 






Lafayette Maintenance 


4,502.00 




Custodial Supervisor 


3,850.00 




Other Substitutions 


150.00 




Auto Allowance 


200.00 




Police Station Maintenance 


3,058.00 




Building Attendant 


3,150.00 




Other Substitutions 


1,602.00 




Fire Station Maintenance 


4,490.53 




Highway Building Maintenance 


3,297.20 




Building Attendant 


3,150.00 




Other Substitution 


100.00 








$ 32,654.73 


Moth and Tree Division: 






Salary, Supervisor 


$ 4,200.00 




Tree Climbers 


11,960.00 




Pensions 


1,820.31 




Other Expense 


1,000.00 








$ 18,980.31 


Park Division: 






Salary, Supervisor 


$ 2,100.00 




Automobile Allowance 


150.00 




Maintenance Men & Laborers 


15,976.00 




Other Expense 


1,760.00 








$ 19,986.00 


Cemetery Division: 






Salary, Supervisor 


$ 2,100.00 




Automobile Allowance 


150.00 




Maintenance Men and Laborers 


7,008.80 




Other Expense 


2,925.00 




- 




$ 12,183.80 


Perpetual Care Income Available 




$ 1,422.98 






$ 10,760.82 


To be appropriated from Sale of Lots Fund 


$ 3,510.00 








$ 7,250.82 


Water Division: 






Salary, Supervisor 


$ 2,907.36 




Salary, Clerk C 


2,650.00 




Salary, Clerk B 


2,150.00 




Salary, Clerk B 


2,550.00 




Pensions 


2,779.40 





145TH ANNUAL REPORT 103 



Labor 60,000.00 

Materials and Equipment 62,643.80 

Maturing Water Bonds 39,000.00 

Water Bond Interest 6,021.25 



$180,701.81 



Sewer Division: 

Salary, Supervisor $ 1,292.64 

Labor 8,232.00 

Pensions 253.50 

Maintenance 4,343.00 

Sewer Connections 20,000.00 



$ 34,121.14 



Highway Division: 

Salary, Supervisor $ 4,200.00 

Salary, Clerk B 2,550.00 

Labor 68,641.80 

Pensions 9,196.46 

Maintenance 35,575.00 

Rentals 7,000.00 



$127,163.26 
Total for Public Works $494,056.02 

CHARITIES AND VETERANS' BENEFITS 

That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $346,228.51 for Chari- 
ties and Veterans' Benefits as follows: 

Salaries of Board $ 690.00 

General Relief 18,700.00 

General Relief Administration 640.50 

General Relief Unpaid Bills Prior Years 3,553.96 



Disability Assistance $ 43,000.00 

Disability Assistance Administration 1,281.00 



Aid to Dependent Children $ 19,000.00 

Aid to Dependent Children Adm. 640.50 



Old Age Assistance $211,000.00 

Old Age Assistance Adm. 10,248.00 



$ 23,584.46 



$ 44,281.00 



$ 19,640.50 



$221,248.00 



104 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Part of expense for Aid to Dependent Children and Old Age Assistance 
will be paid from available Federal Funds. 

Town Home : 

Veterans' Pension $ 941.70 

Other Expense 795.00 



$ 1,736.70 



Veterans' Benefits: 

Recipients $ 32,000.00 

Salary Veterans' Agent 900.00 

Salary Clerk B (% year) 1,275.00 

Automobile Allowance 150.00 

Administration Expense 445.00 

Unpaid Bills 1955 108.15 



$ 34,878.15 



Department of Veterans' Services: 

Salary of Director $ 200.00 

Administration Expense 50.00 

Pension 609.70 



$ 859.70 



EDUCATION 



That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,124,738.08 for Edu- 
cation as follows: 

School Department: 

Salaries $856,214.75 

Pensions 16,762.37 

Other Expense 167,094.00 

Out of State Travel 300.00 

Adult Education 4,300.00 



$ 1,044,671.12 
Junior High School Lighting $ 20,000.00 

Trade Schools 6,000.00 



$ 1,070,671.12 



Library: 

Salary Town Librarian $ 5,050.00 

Salary Assistance Town Librarian 3,650.00 

Salary Youth Librarian 3,300.00 

Salary Circulation Librarian 3,450.00 

Salary Children's Librarian 3,300.00 

Salary Branch Librarian 3,300.00 

Salary Senior Library Assistant 2,500.00 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 105 



Salary Senior Library Assistant 2,350.00 

Salary Junior Library Assistant 2,100.00 

Salary Junior Library Assistant 2,150.00 

Salary Administrative Assistant 2,850.00 

Salary Clerk "A" (part time) 1,332.00 

Salary Building Custodial Supervisor 3,650.00 

Salary Part Time Attendants 2,850.00 

Substitutions 550.00 

Permanent Improvements 725.00 

Other Expense 10,959.96 



$ 54,066.96 

and that $2,306.39 be appropriated from Dog Tax receipts for Other Ex- 
penses. 

Amendment by Lane W. Fuller, chairman of the School Committee: 

That the town raise and appropriate for the School Department by 
adding to the item of Salaries the sum of $21,089.85. 

The vote on the amendment was in the affirmative. 

The original motion, as amended, then was voted in the affirmative. 

RECREATION AND UNCLASSIFIED 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $172,059.41 for 
Recreation and Unclassified as follows: 

Recreation: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 800.00 

Salaries of Assistants 3,864.00 

Salaries Head of Lake Area 1,200.00 

Other Expense 1,700.00 

New Equipment 300.00 



$ 7,864.00 
Miscellaneous Account — Selectmen $ 1,565.00 

Street Lights $ 30,500.00 

Rifle Range— Company E— 182nd Inf. $ 210.00 

Insurance $ 40,833.00 

Retirement System: 

Pension Accumulation Fund $ 65,798.00 

Expense Fund (includes $2,550.00 Clerk B Salary) 3,570.00 



$ 69,368.00 

Reserve Fund: $ 21,719.41 

And that $8,280.59 be transferred from Overlay Surplus Account to the 
Reserve Fund. 



106 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Amendment by Eugene J. Sullivan: 

That the item "Salaries of Assistants" under "Recreation" be increased 
from $3,864.00 to $4,184.00, increasing the total under Recreation from 
$7,864.00 to $8,184.00. 

The vote on the amendment was in the affirmative. 

The original motion, as amended, then was voted in the affirmative. 



INTEREST AND MATURING DEBT 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $337,114.25 
for Interest and Maturing Debt as follows: 

Interest $ 76,114.25 

Maturing Debt 261,000.00 



$337,114.25 



LIGHT DEPARTMENT 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town appropriate the sum of $6,160.00 to provide for 
payments due for the year 1956 on bonds of the Light Department and in- 
terest on such bonds, and appropriate the sum of $414.00 for salaries of 
the Light Commissioners to be taken from the receipts of the department 
for the year 1956, and the balance of the receipts of the department for 
the year 1956 be appropriated for the use of the department for other ex- 
penditures, provided, however, that, if the income from said department 
shall exceed the expenses of the department for said fiscal year, the use 
of said excess, in whole or in part, to be determined by the 1957 annual 
town meeting. 



ARTICLE 6 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town amend Section 7B of the plan for the Town of 
Wakefield under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the General 
Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws as printed and described in 
the Finance Committee recommendation bulletin, under Article No*. 6. 

That the town vote to amend Section 7b of the plan for the Town of 
Wakefield under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the General 
Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws in the manner following: 

a. By striking out Schedule I, Salary Scale of the said section and 
substituting the following : 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 107 



SCHEDULE I — SALARY SCALE 

Pay Scale Intermediate Rates 

Number Minimum (1) (2) (3) Maximum Range 

S-l $ 1,900.00 $ 2,050.00 $ 2,200.00 $ 2,300.00 $ 2,400.00 $ 500 

36.54 39.42 42.69 44.24 46.15 

S-2 $ 2,250.00 $ 2,400.00 $ 2,550.00 $ 2,650.00 $ 2,750.00 $ 500 

43.26 46.15 49.04 50.96 52.88 

S-3 $ 2,500.00 $ 2,650.00 $ 2,800.00 $ 2,900.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 500 

48.08 50.96 53.85 55.76 57.69 

S-4 $ 2,850.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,150.00 $ 3,250.00 $ 3,350.00 $ 500 

54.81 57.69 60.58 62.50 64.42 

S-5 $ 3,150.00 $ 3,300.00 $ 3,450.00 $ 3,550.00 $ 3,650.00 $ 500 

60.58 63.46 66.35 68.26 70.19 

S-6 $ 3,500.00 $ 3,650.00 $ 3,850.00 $ 3,950.00 $ 4,050.00 $ 550 

67.31 70.19 74.04 75.96 77.88 

S-7 $ 3,800.00 $ 4,000.00 $ 4,200.00 $ 4,300.00 $ 4,400.00 $ 600 

73.08 76.92 80.77 82.69 84.61 

S-8 $ 4,250.00 $ 4,450.00 $ 4,650.00 $ 4,750.00 $ 4,850.00 $ 600 

81.73 85.58 89.42 91.34 93.26 

S-9 $ 4,650.00 $ 4,850.00 $ 5,050.00 $ 5,150.00 $ 5,250.00 $ 600 

89.42 93.26 97.12 99.03 100.96 

S-10 $ 5,100.00 $ 5,300.00 $ 5,550.00 $ 5,650.00 $ 5,750.00 $ 650 

98.08 101.92 106.73 108.65 110.58 

S-ll $ 5,500.00 $ 5,750.00 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,100.00 $ 6,200.00 $ 700 

105.77 110.58 115.39 117.30 119.23 

S-13 $ 6,550.00 $ 6,800.00 $ 7,050.00 $ 7,150.00 $ 7,250.00 $ 700 

125.96 130.77 135.58 137.31 139.42 

b. By striking out the classification W-3 from Schedule II, Wage 

Scale of said section and substituting the following : 

SCHEDULE II — WAGE SCALE 



Pay Scale 




Intermediate Rates 








Number 


Minimum 


(1) (2) 


Maximum 




Range 


W-3 


$ 1.40 


$ 1.45 $ 1.50 


$ 1.55 


$ 


.15 




56.00 


58.00 60.00 


62.00 








2,912.00 


3,016.00 3,120.00 


3,224.00 







c. By striking out Schedule III, Police and Fire Salary Scale, of the 
said section and substituting the following : 

SCHEDULE III — POLICE AND FIRE SALARY SCALE 



(2) (3) Maximum Range 

$3,750 



Pay Scale 




Inten 


Number 


Minimum 


(1) 


PF-1 


$3,550 


$3,650 


PF-2 


4,050 


4,150 


PF-2A 


4,050 


4,150 


PF-3 


4,450 


4,550 


PF-4 


5,000 


5,200 


d. By 


adding to t) 


he said 



$3,850 


$3,950 


$400 


4,250 


4,350 


300 


4,250 


4,350 


300 


4,650 


4,750 


300 


5,400 


5,600 


600 



108 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



SCHEDULE IV — ENGINEERING SALARY SCALE 



Pay Scale 




Intermediate Rates 








Number 


Minimum 


(1) 


(2) 


(3) 


Maximum 


Range 


E-l 


$3,000 


$3,150 


$3,300 


$3,450 


$3,600 


$600 


E-2 


3,800 


3,950 


4,100 


4,300 


4,500 


700 


E-3 


4,600 


4,800 


5,000 
ARTICLE 7 


5,200 


5,400 


800 



To see if the town will vote to reclassify all employees affected by the 
new pay scale in Section 7b, Schedules I, II, III, IV, of Chapter 17 of the 
town by-laws to the next pay scale interval in the new pay scale schedule 
above the salary or wage interval in the pay scale schedule before said 
amendment; however, if the reclassification does not provide for an in- 
crease of at least $100.00 then those employees thus affected shall be re- 
classified to the next pay scale interval which will provide therefor; pro- 
vided further that those employees classified in the minimum pay scale 
interval in the pay scale schedule before amendment shall be classified in 
the minimum pay scale interval of the new pay scale schedule, and to raise 
and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry out the purpose of this 
article. — Personnel Board. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town accept and adopt the recommendation as de- 
scribed in the printed copy of the Finance Committee recommendation 
bulletin under Article 7. 

Voted: That all employees at minimum wage and salary rates in the 
year 1955 be advanced to the minimum wage and salary rates in the new 
pay scale schedules I, II, III, IV as established under Article No. 6, and 

That all employees who were at maximum wage or salary rates in the 
year 1955 be advanced to the next higher salary rate in the new pay scale 
schedules I, II, III, IV as established under Article No. 6, and 

That all employees between the minimum and maximum salary rates 
in the year 1955 who were advanced one increment under Article No. 5 in 
the budget for the year 1956 are not to be advanced an additional incre- 
ment under the new pay scale schedules I, II, III, IV as established under 
Article No. 6 unless the interval increment was less than $100 in the 1956 
budget, in which case they shall move to the next salary rate in the new 
pay scale schedules I, II, III, IV as established under Article No. 6, and 
to provide therefor, the town raise and appropriate the following described 
amounts : 

Police Department: 

Salary of Chief $ 200.00 

Salary of Lieutenant 150.00 

Salary of Sergeants 300.00 

Salary of Patrolmen and/or substitutes therefor 3,750.00 

Salary of Clerk B 100.00 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 109 



Fire Department: 

Salary of Chief 
Salary of Captain 
Salaries of Lieutenants 
Salary of Mechanic 
Salaries of Firefighters 

Library Department: 

Salary of Circulation Librarian 
Salary of Library Senior Assistant 
Salary of Library Junior Assistant 
Salary of Library Junior Assistant 

Department of Public Works: 

Salary of Clerk C 
Salary of Clerk C 
Engineering Salaries 

Water Division: 

Salary of Supervisor 
Salary Clerk B 
Labor 

Sewer Division: 

Salary of Supervisor 

Highway Division: 

Salary of Supervisor 
Salary Clerk B 
Labor 

Moth and Tree Division: 

Salary of Supervisor 

Park Division: 

Salary of Supervisor 

Cemetery Division: 

Salary of Supervisor 

Veterans' Benefits Department: 

Salary Clerk B 



ARTICLE 8 

To see if the town will vote to amend Section 7a of the plan for the 
Town of Wakefield under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the 
General Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws. 

Motion by Finance Committee : 

That the town amend Section 7B of the plan for the Town of Wake- 
field under authority of Section 108 A of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, 
being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws as printed and described in the 
Finance Committee recommendation bulletin under Artice No. 8 as follows: 



$ 


300.00 




150.00 




300.00 




50.00 




3,600.00 


$ 


100.00 




150.00 




100.00 




150.00 


$ 


129.00 




100.00 




250.00 


$ 


70.00 




100.00 




104.00 


$ 


30.00 


$ 


100.00 




100.00 




104.00 


$ 


100.00 


$ 


50.00 


$ 


50.00 


$ 


50.00 



110 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



That the town amend Section 7a of the plan for the Town of Wake- 
field under authority of Section 103A of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, 
being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws in the manner following: 

a. Indefinite postponement. 

b. By adding to "Clerical, Fiscal, Administrative" of the said section 
the new classification of S-6, Junior Accountant. 

c. By striking out from "Public Works Occupational Group" of the 
said section the classification of S-7, Public Works Supervisor, (Highway), 
(Water and Sev/er) and substituting therefor the classification of S-8, 
Public Works Supervisor, (Highway) (Water and Sewer.) 

d. By striking out from "Public Works Occupational Group" of the 
said section the classification of W-4, Public Works Maintenance Man a, 
and substituting therefor the classification of W-5, Public Works Mainte- 
nance Man A. 

e. By striking out from "Public Works Occupational Group" of the 
said section the classification of W-5, Public Works Maintenance Man B. 
and substituting therefor the classification of W-6, Public Works Mainte- 
nance Man B. 

f. By striking out from "Public Works Occupational Group" of the 
said section the classification of W-7, Public Works Maintenance Lead- 
man, and substituting therefor the classification of W-8, Public Works 
Maintenance Leadman. 

g. By striking out from "Engineering and Allied" of the said section 
the classification of S-5, Engineering Aid, and substituting therefor the 
classification of E-l, Engineering Aid. 

h. By striking out from "Engineering and Allied" of the said section 
the classification of S-7, Civil Engineer A, and substituting therefor the 
classification of E-2, Civil Engineer A. 

i. By striking out from "Engineering and Allied" of the said section 
the classification of S-9, Civil Engineer B, and substituting therefor the 
classification of E-3, Civil Engineer B. 

j. Indefinite postponement. 

k. Indefinite postponement. 

Amendment by Mr. Mulligan: 

That the Finance Committee's recommendation be amended as 
follows : 

c. Amend to read by adding after S-7, Public Works Supervisor, 
(Highway), (Water and Sewer), the following: (Park and Cemetery), (Tree 
Maintenance Supervisor), and by adding after S-8, Public Works Super- 
visor, (Highway), (Water and Sewer), the following: (Park and Cemetery), 
(Tree Maintenance Supervisor) . 

The amendment was voted in the affirmative by a vote of 156 to 99 by 
a count by the tellers. 

The original motion, as amended, then was voted in the affirmative. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 111 

ARTICLE 9 

To see if the town will vote to amend the plan for the Town of Wake- 
field under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, 
being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws. 

On motion by Finance Committee, as amended by Mr. Mulligan: 

Voted: That the town amend Section 7B of the plan for the Town of 
Wakefield under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the General 
Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws as printed and described in 
the Finance Committee recommendation bulletin under Article No. 9. 

That the town amend the plan for the Town of Wakefield under 
authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, being Chap- 
ter 17 of the town by-laws, in the manner following : 

a. Indefinite postponement. 

b. That the Public Works Supervisors, (Highway), (Water and 
Sewer) now classified as S-7, maximum rate $4,200 be reclassified to Public 
Works Supervisors, (Highway), (Water and Sewer) S-8, intermediate rate 
#2, $4,450.00 and to provide therefor, the town raise and appropriate the 
following described amounts: 

b. Highway Division: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 150.00 

Water Division: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 112.50 

Sewer Division: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 37.50 

Park Division: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 75.00 

Cemetery Division: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 75.00 

Moth and Tree Division: 

Salary of Supervisor $ 150.00 

c. That Public Works Maintenance Man A now classified as W-4, 
maximum rate $1.60 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Man A, 
W-5, intermediate rate #2, $1.65 and to provide therefor, the town raise 
and appropriate the following described amounts: 

Highway Division: 

Labor $ 730.80 

Water Division: 

Labor $ 104.00 

d. That Public Works Maintenance Man A now classified as W-4, in- 
termediate rate #2, $1.43 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Man 
A, W-5 minimum rate $1.50 and to provide therefor, the town raise and 
appropriate the following described amounts : 

Highway Division: 

Labor $ 291.52 



112 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



e. That Public Works Maintenance Man B now classified as W-5, 
maximum rate $1.70 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Man B, 
W-6, maximum rate $1.74, and to provide therefor, the town raise and 
appropriate the following described amounts : 

Water Division: 

Labor $ 167.04 

f. That Public Works Maintenance Man B now classified as W-5, in- 
termediate rate #2, $1.65 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Man 
B, W-6, maximum rate $1.74, and to provide therefor, the town raise and 
appropriate the following described amounts : 

Water Division: 

Labor $ 48.72 

Sewer Division: 

Labor $ 118.32 

Highway Division: 

Labor $ 167.04 

Park Division: 

Labor $ 62.64 

Cemetery Division: 

Labor $ 20.88 

g. That Public Works Maintenance Man B now classified as W-5, in- 
termediate rate #1, $1.60 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Man 
B, W-6, intermediate rate #2, $1.68 and to provide therefor, the town raise 
and appropriate the following described amounts : 

Water Division: 

Labor $ 187.92 

h. That Public Works Maintenance Man B now classified as W-5, 
minimum rate, $1.50 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Man B, 
W-6, intermediate #1, $1.62, and to provide therefor, the town raise and 
appropriate the following described amounts: 

Park Division: 

Labor $ 62.64 

Cemetery Division: 

Labor $ 20.88 

i. That Public Works Maintenance Leadman now classified as W-7, 
maximum rate $1.90 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Leadman, 
W-8, maximum rate $1.96, and to provide therefor, the town raise and ap- 
propriate the following described amounts : 

Highway Division: 

Labor $ 250.56 

j. That Public Works Maintenance Leadman now classified as W-7, 
intermediate rate #1, $1.80 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 113 



Leadman W-8, intermediate rate #2, $1.89 and to provide therefor, the 
town raise and appropriate the following described amounts: 

Water Division: 

Labor $ 167.04 

Highway Division: 

Labor $ 83.56 

k. That Public Works Maintenance Leadman now classified as W-7, 

minimum rate $1.70 be reclassified to Public Works Maintenance Leadman, 

W-8, intermediate rate #1, $1.82, and to provide therefor, the town raise 

and appropriate the following described amounts : 

Highway Division: 

Labor $ 4.76 

1. That Engineering Aid now classified as S-5, minimum rate, $2,850.00 
be reclassified to Engineering Aid, E-l, minimum rate $3,000.00. 

m. That Civil Engineer A now classified as S-7, intermediate rate #3, 
$4,000.00 be reclassified to Civil Engineer, E-2, intermediate rate #3, 
$4,300.00, and to provide therefor, the town raise and appropriate the fol- 
lowing described amounts: 

Engineering Division: 

Salaries $ 100.00 

n. That Civil Engineer B now classified as S-9, maximum rate $5,050.00 

be reclassified to Civil Engineer B, E-3, intermediate rate #3, $5,200.00, and 

to provide therefor, the town raise and appropriate the following described 

amounts : 

Engineering Division: 

Salaries $ 50.00 

o. Indefinite postponement. 
p. Indefinite postponement, 
q. Indefinite postponement, 
r. Indefinite postponement. 

s. That the salary of the Junior Accountant S-6 be established as S-6 
minimum rate $3,500.00 per year, and to provide therefor, the town raise 
and appropriate the following described amounts : 

Salary Junior Accountant $ 2,300.00 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe : 

Voted: That this meeting be adjourned to Monday evening, March 
19th, at 7:30 P. M. at the Memorial High School. 
Meeting adjourned at 10:40 P. M. 

Attendance 
Prec. 1 114 

Prec. 2 89 

Prec. 3 126 

Prec. 4 108 

Prec. 5 59 



496 



Attest : 

CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



114 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Adjourned Session, Monday, March 19, 1956 

BIG STORM— SNOW 15 INCHES DEEP 

Meeting called to order in Memorial High School at 7:30 P. M. by Mod- 
erator Roger H. Wingate. 

On motion by Selectman Philip L. McAuliffe, Jr. : 

Voted: That, on account of the storm, this meeting be adjourned to 
next Monday evening, March 26, at 7:30 P. M. 
Meeting adjourned at 7:40 P. M. 



Attendance 8 



A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 

Adjourned Session, Monday, March 26, 1956 

Meeting called to order at 7:35 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate. 

ARTICLE 10 

To see if the town will vote to amend Section 4, Salary Schedule, of 
the plan for the Town of Wakefield under authority of Section 108 A of 
Chapter 41 of the General Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws by 
adding to paragraph (e) the following: 

1. Employees promoted to a higher classification to fill a vacancy shall 
be advanced to the next increment in the salary or wage scale above their 
former pay rate. — Personnel Board. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: To amend Section 4, Salary Schedule of the Plan for the Town 
of Wakefield under authority of Section 108 A of Chapter 41 of the General 
Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws by adding to paragraph (e) 
the following : 

1. Employees promoted to a higher classification to fill a vacancy 
shall be advanced to the next increment in the salary or wage scale above 
their former pay rate. 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe : 

Voted: That this Annual Meeting be adjourned at 8:00 P. M. until 
the Special Town Meeting, called for 8:00 P. M., is adjourned. 

ARTICLE II 

To see if the town will vote to amend the plan for the Town of Wake- 
field under authority of Sec. 108a of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, be- 
ing Chapter 17 of the Town's By-Laws, in the manner following: 

To amend Sec. 7A — List of Proposed Classes of Positions — by striking 
therefrom the classifications under "Instruction and Information" and by 
substituting therefor the following: 



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S-2 — Library Assistant (Junior) ; S-4 — Library Assistant (Senior) ; S-5 
— Library Administrative Assistant; S-6 — Librarian, (Reference), (Cata- 
loged, (Circulation), (Children's), (Youth), (Branch); S-7 — Professional 
Library Supervisor; S-10 — Town Librarian. 

and that the Library Assistant (Senior) now classified as S-3 (Minimum) 
be reclassified Library Assistant (Senior) S-4 (Minimum;) and that the 
Library Assistant (Senior) now classified as S-3 (Intermediate 1) be re- 
classified as Library Assistant (Senior) S-4 (Minimum) ; and that the 
Library Administrative Assistant now classified as S-4 (Intermediate 1) 
be reclassified as Library Administrative Assistant S-5 (Minimum) ; and 
that the Librarian (Circulation) now classified as S-5 (Maximum) be re- 
classified as Librarian (Circulation) S-6 (Intermediate 3) ; and that the 
Librarian (Children's now classified as S-5 (intermediate 2) be reclassified 
as Librarian (Children's) S-6 (intermediate 1) ; and that the Librarian 
(Youth) now classified as S-5 (Intermediate 2) be reclassified as Librarian 
(Youth S-6 (Intermediate 1) ; and that the Librarian (Branch) now classi- 
fied as S-5 (Intermediate 2) be reclassified as Librarian (Branch) S-6 
(Intermediate 1) ; and that the Town Librarian now classified as S-9 (In- 
termediate 3) be reclassified as Town Librarian S-10 (Intermediate 2). 

Said changes to be effective July 1, 1956 and that the town raise and 
appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry out the purposes of this 
article. — Board of Library Trustees. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 11 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 12 

To see if the town will vote to amend Section 7a and 7b of the plan for 
the Town of Wakefield under authority of Section 108 A of Chapter 41 of 
the General Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws in the manner 
following : 

That a new classification of Town Engineer, E-4, be established with 
the following pay schedule : 

Intermediate Rates 
Minimum 12 3 Maximum Range 

$5,600 $5,800 $6,000 $6,200 $6,400 $800 

and raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry out the pur- 
pose of this article. — Board of Public Works. 
On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 12 be indefinitely post- 
poned. 

The hour of eight o'clock having arrived, the annual meeting was ad- 
journed in order to convene the special town meeting called for 8:00 P. M. 
on March 26th. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:00 P. M. 

Attendance 457 
A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



116 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Special Town Meeting, March 26, 1956 

Meeting called to order at 8:00 P. M. by Moderator Roger Wingate, 
who read the call for the meeting. 
On motion by Marcus G. Beebe : 

Voted: That further reading of the warrant, with the exception of the 
constable's return, be dispensed with. 

Constable's return read by the town clerk. 

ARTICLE 1 

To hear and act upon the report of the committee appointed under 
Article 9 of the special town meeting of Nov. 7, 1949 to make a detailed 
study of the adequacy of the water supply of the Town of Wakefield. — The 
Committee, Harry P. Sparks, Chairman. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the report be accepted as a report of progress. 

ARTICLE 2 

To see if the town will vote to become a member of the Metropolitan 
Water District and vote to construct the necessary changes or additions to 
the town water distribution system, adequate to use the water as furnished 
by the Metropolitan Water District, and raise and appropriate a sufficient 
sum of money to carry out the purposes of this article, and/ or authorize 
the treasurer, with the approval of the selectmen to borrow and issue notes 
or bonds of the town therefor or see what they will do about it. — Water 
Supply Committee, Harry P. Sparks, Chairman. 

A motion by Gardner C. Reed of the Finance Committee to make appli- 
cation for membership in the Metropolitan Water District, and vote the 
necessary bond issues to carry out the purposes of Article 2 was voted in 
the negative after a lengthy discussion lasting until 9:48 P. M. The vote, 
as counted by the tellers, being Yes, 128; No, 252. 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe: 

Voted: That this meeting be adjourned until the special town meet- 
ing called for 10:00 P. M. be dissolved. 

Meeting adjourned at 9:58 P. M. 

Attendance 457 
A True Record : 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



Annua! Meeting Resumed 



Meeting called to order by Moderator Roger Wingate at 10:01 P. M. 
On motion by Marcus G. Beebe: 

Voted: That this meeting be adjourned to April 2, 1956 in the Junior 
High School Auditorium at 7:30 P. M. 

A Time Record : 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 117 



Special Town Meeting, March 26, 1956 

Meeting called to order at 10:05 P. M. by Moderator Roger Wingate, 
who read the call for the meeting. 
On motion by Marcus G. Beebe : 

Voted: That further reading of the warrant, with the exception of 
the constable's return, be dispensed with. 

Constable's return read by the town clerk. 

ARTICLE 1 

To see if the town will authorize the Board of Public Works to con- 
struct sewers in the following streets : 

a. Woodcrest Drive, north section, starting at Vernon Street and ex- 
tending in a westerly direction approximately 875 feet. 

b. Woodcrest Drive, south section, starting at Vernon Street and ex- 
tending in a westerly direction approximately 981 feet. 

c. Vernon Street from the northerly section of Woodcrest Drive and 
extending in a southerly direction approximately 1,220 feet to the manhole 
at the junction of Vernon and Lowell Streets and raise and appropriate 
a sufficient sum of money therefor and/ or authorize the treasurer with the 
approval of the Board of Selectmen to borrow and issue notes or bonds of 
the town therefor and/or appropriate by transfer from available balances 
and authorize the Board of Public Works to purchase or take by right of 
eminent domain easements in and over private land necessary in the con- 
struction of said sewer. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 1 be indefinitely postponed. 
On motion by Peter Y. Myhre : 

Voted: That this meeting be adjourned to April 9 at 8:00 P. M. at the 
Junior High School Auditorium. 

Meeting adjourned at 10:40 P. M. 
A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



Return to Special 8 P. M. Meeting 

Meeting called to order by Moderator Wingate at 10:46 P. M. 

Motion by Joseph Nolan: 

That Article 1 be reconsidered. 

Mr. Nolan then requested that his motion be withdrawn. 

The meeting voted permission to withdraw. 

ARTICLE 3 
To see if the town will raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money 
to provide for payment of unpaid insurance bills for the year 1955, as au- 
thorized by Chapter 44, Section 64 General Laws as amended as follows: 
Charles F, Hartshorne & Son Inc., 5,133.87. 

— Board of Selectmen 



118 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $5,133.87 to 
provide for payment in accordance with Chapter 44, Section 64, General 
Laws of unpaid insurance bills as follows : 

Charles F. Hartshorne & Son, Inc. $ 5,133.87 

ARTICLE 4 

To see if the town will vote to amend Section 7B of the plan for the 
Town of Wakefield under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the 
General Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws in the manner fol- 
lowing : 

That Public Works Maintenance Man B now classified under said plan 
as W-5, Maximum Rate, be reclassified as W-7, Intermediate Rate 1, and 
that the town raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry 
out the purpose of this article. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: To amend Section 7B of the plan for the Town of Wakefield 
under authority of Sec. 108 A of Chapter 41 of the General Laws, being 
Chapter 17 of the town by-laws in the manner following: 

That the Public Works Maintenance Man B now classified under said 
plan as W-5, maximum rate, be reclassified as Heavy Equipment Operator 
W-7, intermediate rate #1, and to provide therefor, the town raise and 
appropriate the following described amount: 

Highway Division Labor $ 124.80 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe: 

Voted: That this meeting be now dissolved. 

Meeting dissolved at 11:22 P. M. 

Attendance : 

Prec. 1 115 

Prec. 2 66 

Prec. 3 120 

Prec. 4 124 

Prec. 5 32 



457 



A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 

Adjourned Session, April 2, 1956 

Meeting called to order at 7:35 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate. 

ARTICLE 13 

To see if the town will vote to amend Section 7b of the plan for the 
Town of Wakefield under authority of Section 108A of Chapter 41 of the 
General Laws, being Chapter 17 of the town by-laws in the manner fol- 
lowing : 

That the tree man now classified under said plan as W-5, Maximum 
Rate, be reclassified as W-7, Intermediate Rate 1. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 119 



That Public Works Maintenance Man A now classified under said plan 
as W-4, Maximum Rate, be reclassified as W-5, Intermediate Rate 2. 

And that the town raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to 
carry out the purpose of this article. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 13 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 14 

To hear and act upon the report of the Capital Outlay Committee 
authorized under Article #59 of the Annual Town Meeting of 1946. — 
Capital Outlay Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the report of the committee be accepted as a report of 
progress. 

ARTICLE 15 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to 
purchase a piece of fire apparatus with 750 gallon pump to replace Engine 
#2, and to pay therefor, a sufficient sum be appropriated by transfer from 
the Excess and Deficiency Account and/or other available funds; and/or 
authorize the Treasurer, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen, to 
borrow and issue notes or bonds of the town therefor. — Board of Select- 
men. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the Board of Selectmen be authorized to purchase a 750- 
gallon pumping engine for the Fire Department and the town raise and 
appropriate the sum of $19,000 in payment therefor. 

ARTICLE 16 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Public Works 
to purchase new equipment with authority to exchange other or similar 
equipment therefor, where now owned by the town, and raise and appro- 
priate a sufficient sum of money therefor; and/or authorize the treasurer, 
with the approval of the selectmen to borrow and issue notes or bonds of 
the town therefor, and/or by transfer from other available funds. — Board 
of Public Works. 

Motion by Finance Committee: 

That the town purchase, and that the Board of Public Works be au- 
thorized to advertise for bids for new equipment at net cost not exceeding 
amounts specified below, exchanging other or similar equipment where now 
owned : 

Water Division: 

1 Sedan Automobile $ 1,400.00 

1 3 /4-ton Special Body Truck 1,700.00 

1 Coupe Automobile 1,600.00 

1— 3" Diaphragm Pump 550.00 

Moth and Tree Division: 

1 Chain Saw $ 500.00 



120 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Highway Division: 

1 %-ton Pick-up Truck $ 1,430.00 

1 Low-bed Trailer 1,400.00 

2 11 -ft. Plows 1,500.00 
1 Rubbish Truck 8,400.00 
1 Stone Spreader 1,370.00 

Garage: 

1 Battery Charger $ 170.00 

Park and Cemetery Division: 

1 Dump Truck $ 2,900.00 

1 84" Triplex Mower 1,100.00 

and raise and appropriate the sum of $16,523.34 and $5,250.00 be expended 
from the appropriation voted for the Water Division Other Expense and 
appropriate by transfer from the following balances as hereafter specified: 

Article #11—1955 Annual Town Meeting $ 2,189.66 

Article #7— May 2, 1955 Town Meeting 57.00 

Amendment by Chairman George F. Gardner of the Board of Public 
Works: 

That under heading "Highway Department" the item of one low-bed 
trailer, $1,400.00 be deleted from the amount specified in the motion and 
one 5 to 8-ton roller, $5,800.00 and one blue print machine, $1,620.00, be 
added to the motion, and raise and appropriate the sum of $6,020.00 in ad- 
dition to the original appropriation. 

Further amendment by Sabatino Benedetto : 

To amend Article 16 to authorize the Board of Public Works to pur- 
chase a new mobile backhoe machine and exchange therefor an Osgood 
crawler type machine now owned by the town. And that the town raise 
and appropriate the sum of $31,523.34 in place of the figure $16,523.34. 

Each of the amendments were voted in the negative. 

Marcus G. Beebe, chairman of the Finance Committee, then offered 
the substance of Mr. Gardner's amendment as follows : 

To strike out one Low Bed Trailer and substitute one Blue-Print Ma- 
chine, $1,620.00, and change the amount of $16,523.34 to $16,743.34 as the 
amount to be raised and appropriated. 

Mr. Beebe's amendment was voted in the affirmative. 

The original motion, as amended, then was voted in the affirmative. 

ARTICLE 17 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the purchase and installation 
of new equipment by the Board of Selectmen for the Department of Civil 
Defense and to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money therefor. — 
Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 17 be indefinitely postponed. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 121 

ARTICLE 18 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Recreation Commission to 
purchase baseball equipment for use on the various playgrounds of the 
town for the following described leagues : 

a. The Pony League. 

b. The Little League. 

c. The Pioneer League. 

and to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money therefor. — Recrea- 
tion Commission. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,600.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 18. 

ARTICLE 19 

To see if the town will raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money 
for the following purposes: 

a. Resurface and repair tennis court at Moulton Playground. 

b. Rebuild and repair regular baseball field at Moulton Playground. 

c. Construct a fence at Moulton Playground. 

d. Landscaping and grading at Colonel Edward J. Connelly Recrea- 
tion area. 

e. Construct a fence at the Colonel Edward J. Connelly Recreation 
area. 

f. Relocate and add to the backstop at the Pony League Field at the 
Nasella Playground. 

g. Paint the backstops on the fields and tennis courts at Moulton 
Playground, Veterans' Field and the Nasella Playground. 

h. Erect two additional light pole standards and fixtures at Veterans' 
Field and to erect lights and fixtures for night recreation. 

i. Resurface and repair the tennis courts at Veterans' Field. 

j. Rebuild and repair softball field at Veterans' Field. — Recreation 
Commission. 

Motion by Finance Committee : 

That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $3,531.00 to be sub- 
divided as follows: 

Paragraph A $ 1,000.00 

Paragraph F 581.00 

Paragraph G 400.00 

Paragraph I 1,200.00 

Paragraph J 350.00 
Amendment by Eugene J. Sullivan: 

That the listing "Paragraph A, $1,000.00" be stricken out and the fol- 
lowing substituted: Paragraph b, $1,000.00. 

The vote on the amendment was in the affirmative. 

The original motion, as amended, then was voted in the affirmative. 



122 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

ARTICLE 20 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to erect a base and to affix a tablet thereto at Veterans' Field 
in honor of Wakefield veterans of all wars. — Recreation Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 20 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 21 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to build a baseball field at John J. Round Park and to relocate 
and repair the backstop and to move playground apparatus now erected 
on said playground. — Recreation Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $900.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 21. 

ARTICLE 22 

To see if the town will vote to authorize and instruct the Board of 
Public Works to construct and equip with necessary installations and fix- 
tures, including fences and backstop, a Little League baseball field on the 
parcel of land known as the William H. Hall Park adjacent to Veterans' 
Field and to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money therefor. — 
Recreation Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 22 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 23 

To see if the town will vote to build a baseball field and erect a back- 
stop at Harris M. Dolbeare School property, and raise and appropriate a 
sufficient sum of money therefor. — Recreation Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,000.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 23. 

ARTICLE 24 

To see if the town will vote to accept the provisions of Chapter 40, 
General Laws Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Section 6E; an act pro- 
viding for the making of temporary minor repairs on private ways. — Eu- 
gene J. Sullivan and others. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town vote to accept the provisions of Chapter 40, 
Section 6E, of the General Laws for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 
which is an Act providing for the making of temporary minor repairs on 
private ways. 

ARTICLE 25 
To hear and act upon the report of the Board of Public Works in the 
laying out of a town way in substantially the same location as the private 
way known as Harrington Court from Cedar Street to Gould Street and to 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 123 

see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money 
for the original construction of same or the extension or widening thereof, 
including land damages and cost of pavement and sidewalks laid at the 
time of said construction or for the construction of stone block, brick or 
other pavement of similar lasting character under specifications approved 
by the State Dept. of Public Works or authorize the treasurer to borrow 
with the approval of the selectmen and issue notes or bonds of the town 
therefor and/ or by transfer from other available funds. — Eugene J. Sullivan 
and others. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 25 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 26 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Public Works to 
engage engineering and other necessary services for making construction 
plans, taking sub-borings and other necessary work for laying out for the 
construction of sewers in the town and raise and appropriate a sufficient 
sum of money therefor, and/or transfer from other available balances. — 
Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $8,500.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 26. 

ARTICLE 27 

To see if the town will authorize the Board of Public Works to con- 
struct sewers in the following streets: 

a. Stedman Street from existing sewer at manhole station 1 + 00 
northerly approximately 140 feet. 

b. Myrtle Avenue westerly through private land approximately 330 
feet to Ware Street, a private way, and in Ware Street, a private way, ap- 
proximately 160 feet. 

c. Grove Street from Hanson Street northerly approximately 370 feet 
and southerly from Hanson Street approximately 325 feet to a dead end. 

d. Cottage Street from an existing sewer in Valley Street south- 
westerly approximately 350 feet. 

e. Bellevue Avenue from the existing manhole station 5 + 00 east- 
erly approximately 280 feet. 

f . Overlook Road from an existing sewer northerly in Morgan Avenue 
approximately 220 feet. 

g. Houston Street — from an existing sewer in Thorndike Road west- 
erly and southerly approximately 235 feet through private land to Houston 
Street and in Houston Street southerly approximately 260 feet to a dead 
end. 

h. Quannapowitt Parkway, etc. — beginning at the Metropolitan Dis- 
trict Commission trunk sewer easterly through private land approximately 
1,200 feet to Commonwealth of Massachusetts right of way to Parker Road; 
thence by Parker Road approximately 300 feet southerly; thence by pri- 
vate land easterly approximately 2,400 feet to the intersection of North 
Avenue and Quannapowitt Parkway, thence continuing in an easterly di- 
rection approximately 2,300 feet in Quannapowitt Parkway. 



124 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



i. Greenwood Street from an existing sewere in Greenwood Street 
from an existing sewer at the corner of Linden and Greenwood Streets; 
thence northerly approximately 618 feet to Spring Street to a dead end. 

j. Converse Street beginning from an existing sewer at the intersec- 
tion of Jordan Avenue and Dell Avenue; thence westerly approximately 
1,200 feet to a dead end. 

k. Greenwood Avenue from Hillis Avenue southerly approximately 
57 feet to Maple Way and from Maple Way southwesterly approximately 
254 feet toward Everett Avenue; and from Everett Avenue westerly ap- 
proximately 185 feet to a point near Orchard Avenue; and easterly from 
Everett Avenue approximately 80 feet, and in Everett Avenue from Hillis 
Avenue southerly approximately 365 feet to Greenwood Avenue; and in 
Maple Way from Greenwood Avenue southerly approximately 240 feet to 
a dead end. 

and raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money therefor and/or au- 
thorize the treasurer with the approval of the Board of Selectmen to bor- 
row and issue notes or bonds of the town therefor and/or appropriate by 
transfer from available balances and authorize the Board of Public Works 
to purchase or take by right of eminent domain easements in and over 
private land necessary in the construction of said sewer. — Board of Health. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town vote to authorize and instruct the Board of 
Public Works to construct sewers in any or all of the streets as described 
in Article #27, paragraphs a, b, c, d, e, f, g and j, and to pay therefor, the 
town raise and appropriate the sum of $20,170.08 and further appropriate 
by transfer the following available balance as hereafter specified: 

Article #58— Annual Town Meeting— March 1953— $20,315.92. 

ARTICLE 28 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of 
money and/ or appropriate from other available balances for the construc- 
tion and surfacing of bituminous concrete of a parking area and the ap- 
proach to same from Water Street, bounded on the south by Richardson 
Street, west by land of Boston and Maine Railroad, north by land of C. H. 
Olson and Town of Wakefield and on the east by land of John W. Cotty 
and others, containing approximately 49,200 square feet. — Board of Public 
Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 28 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 29 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money and/or appropriate by transfer from other available balances to 
complete construction and surfacing of bituminous concrete of parking 
area on that parcel of land lying easterly from the railroad tracks and 
westerly from North Avenue and measuring approximately 17 feet wide 
and running from Armory Street to Albion Street. This parcel of land 
being leased from the Boston & Maine Railroad for parking purposes. — 
Board of Public Works. 



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On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 29 be referred to a future 
town meeting. 

ARTICLE 30 
To hear and act upon the report of the Board of Public Works in lay- 
ing out town ways under the Betterment Act in substantially the same 
locations as the various private ways listed below, and to authorize the tak- 
ing of slope easements in land adjoining the locations of the said proposed 
town ways in accordance with the General Laws, Chapter 82, Section 32b: 

a. Woodcrest Drive running from Vernon Street to Vernon Street a 
distance of approximately 1,900 feet. 

b. Thistledale Road running easterly from Vernon Street a distance 
of approximately 550 feet to a dead end. 

c. Orchard Circle running westerly from Orchard Avenue a distance 
of approximately 320 feet to a dead end. 

d. Rochelle Drive running northerly from Salem Street a distance of 
approximately 370 feet to a dead end. 

e. Grove Street running southerly from Hanson Street a distance of 
approximately 340 feet to a dead end. 

f. Essex Street running easterly from Harrison Avenue a distance of 
approximately 1,550 feet to a dead end, and to see if the town will vote to 
raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money for the original construc- 
tion of public ways or the extension or widening thereof, including land 
damages and cost of pavement and sidewalks laid at the time of said con- 
struction or for the construction of stone, block, brick or other pavement 
of similar lasting character under specifications approved by the State 
Department of Public Works or authorize the Treasurer to borrow with the 
approval of the Selectmen and issue notes or bonds of the town therefor, 
and/or by transfer from other available balances. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That Article 30 be laid on the table. 

ARTICLE 31 

To hear and act upon the report of the Town Home Committee ap- 
pointed by the Moderator under Article II of the Special Town Meeting 
of July 11, 1955. — Town Home Building Committee. 

The report of the committee was read by Phillips C. Davis; the re- 
port recommending that the town maintain ownership of the property 
and not sell at the present time, and that the property be turned over to 
the jurisdiction of the School Department. 

Motion by Finance Committee : 

That the report be accepted as a report of progress. 

Amendment by Mr. Davis : 

That the report be accepted as a final report and the committee dis- 
charged. 

The vote on the amendment was in the negative. 

The original motion then was voted in the affirmative. 



126 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ARTICLE 32 

To see if the town will vote to transfer jurisdiction of the Town Home 
Building, out buildings, and adjacent land, all now under the jurisdiction 
of the Board of Public Welfare from the Board of Public Welfare to the 
School Committee; date of transfer to be June 1, 1956, or to see what other 
action shall be taken. — Town Home Building Committee. 

Motion by Finance Committee. 

That the subject matter of Article 32 be referred back to the Town 
Home Committee for further study and report. 

Amendment by Mr. Davis: 

That the property be transferred to the School Committee. 

The vote on the amendment was in the negative. 

A motion by J. Elmer Johnson, at 11:45 P. M., to invoke the "Previous 
Question" was voted in the affirmative. 

The original motion then was voted in the affirmative, Yes, 131; No, 
80, as counted by the tellers. 

ARTICLE 33 

To see if the town will vote to transfer control and jurisdiction from 
the Selectmen or the Board of Public Welfare or such other department as 
may have control of the premises to the School Department of the Town 
of Wakefield all land, buildings and appurtenances thereto now known as 
the Town House or the Town Farm and to raise and appropriate a suffi- 
cient sum of money for the purpose of maintaining and using the build- 
ings thereon during the year 1956. — School Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 33 be indefinitely post- 
poned. 

ARTICLE 34 

To see if the town will vote to augment the duties of the Committee 
authorized under Article 56 of the Warrant for the Annual Town Meeting 
for 1955, to include a survey of the costs to have test borings made, if 
necessary, and secure estimated costs of draining and rilling for use as a 
High School Athletic Field the property known as the Town Farm Prop- 
erty, and to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry out 
the purposes of this article. — School Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 34 be indefinitely postponed. 
On motion by Marcus G. Beebe: 

Voted: That this meeting be adjourned until Wednesday evening, 
April 4, at 7:30 P. M. in the Memorial High School Auditorium. 

Meeting adjourned at 11:56 P. M. 



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Attendance 




Prec. 


1 


77 


Prec. 


2 


63 


Prec. 


3 


100 


Prec. 


4 


100 


Prec. 


5 


25 



365 



A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 

Adjourned Session, April 4, 1956 

Meeting called to order at 7:40 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate. 

ARTICLE 35 

To hear and act upon a report of the committee appointed under 
Article 19 of the Annual Town Meeting for the year 1954. — Elementary 
School Planning Committee. 

Henry B. McConville read the report of the committee which recom- 
mended favorable action on Article 36 for an appropriation for topo- 
graphical surveys of contemplated elementary school sites. 

The report was signed by Mr. McConville, chairman, Rosamond 
Leavitt, secretary; Henry F. Galvin, Stanley C. Goodwin, John B. Hender- 
shot, Joseph J. McMahon, Carl W. Vik, Dorothea J. Wettergreen, and 
Ruth A. Woodbury. 

The report noted that since the Town Meeting of 1955 three members 
of the committee resigned — Patricia R. Perkins, Richard J. Volpe, and 
Roger H. Wingate. Carl W. Vik and Henry F. Galvin were appointed to 
succeed Mrs. Perkins and Mr. Volpe. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the report be accepted as a report of progress. 

On motion by George F. Gardner : 

Voted: To take up Article 13. 

On motion by Mr. Gardner: 

Voted: To reconsider action taken under Article 13. 

On motion by Mr. Gardner: 

Voted: That under the second paragraph of Article 13, the tree climber 
now classified under said plan as W-5, Maximum Rate, $1.70, be reclassi- 
fied to Public Works Maintenance Leadman, W-8, Minimum Rate, $1.76. 
and to provide therefor the town raise and appropriate the following de- 
scribed amount: 

Moth and Tree Division: 

Tree Climbers $ 124.80 



128 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ARTICLE 36 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate or appropriate by 
transfer from available funds a sufficient sum of money for topographical 
surveys of contemplated elementary school sites, said sum to be expended 
by the Elementary School Planning Committee. — Elementary School Plan- 
ning Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,000.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 36. 

ARTICLE 37 

To see if the town will vote to authorize and instruct the Board of 
Selectmen to purchase or take by right of Eminent Domain under Chapter 
79 of the General Laws, for school purposes, the following parcel of land: 

Northerly, by Lowell Street, forty (40) feet; Easterly by land of the 
Town of Wakefield, two hundred twenty (220) feet; Southerly, by land of 
the Town of Wakefield, forty (40) feet; Westerly, by land of Brawn, two 
hundred twenty (220) feet. 

Being known as Lot 40A in Plan 37 of the Assessors' Plans and pur- 
ported to be owned by the Heirs of the late John I. Preston. 

And to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry out 
the purpose of this article. — School Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 37 be indefinitely post- 
poned. 

ARTICLE 38 

To see if the town will authorize and instruct the Board of Selectmen 
to purchase or take by right of eminent domain for school purposes the 
following parcels of land : 

Parcel 1. The land of Norman P. Hamlin and Marion J. Hamlin 
bounded and described as follows: 

Northerly, by land of the Town of Wakefield, one hundred ninety-five 
(195) feet, more or less; Easterly, by land now or formerly of David Car- 
dillo and Joseph LePore, one hundred two (102) feet, more or less; South- 
erly, by other land of the grantor, one hundred seventy-eight (178) feet, 
more or less; Westerly by land of Irving J. and Pearl R. Patterson, one 
hundred feet, more or less; containing 18,650 square feet of land, more or 
less. 

Parcel 2. The land of Irving J. Patterson and Pearl R. Patterson, 
bounded and described as follows : 

Northerly, by land of the Town of Wakefield, sixty-six (6Q) feet, more 
or less; Easterly, by land of Norman P. and Marion J. Hamlin, one hun- 
dred (100) feet, more or less; Southerly, by other land of the grantor, 
sixty-six (66) feet, more or less; Westerly, by land of Florence G. Patterson 
and Hosea B. Quint, one hundred (100) feet, more or less; containing 6,600 
square feet of land, more or less. And, to raise and appropriate a sufficient 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 129 

sum of money to carry out the purposes of this Article. — School Com- 
mittee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 38 be indefinitely post- 
poned. 

ARTICLE 39 
To see if the town will raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money 
to provide for payment of unpaid bills of the School Department Account 
for the year 1955, as authorized by Chapter 44, Section 64, General Laws 
as amended as follows: 

Thomas Hickey Coal & Oil Co. $ 2,418.64 

Municipal Light Department 1,282.26 

Maiden Glass Company 200.28 

r Scott, Foresman & Co. 821.73 



$ 4,722.91 
— School Committee 
On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $4,722.91 to 
provide for payment, in accordance with Chapter 44, Section 64, General 
Laws of Unpaid Bills of the School Department as follows: 

Thomas Hickey Coal & Oil Company $ 2,418.64 

Wakefield Municipal Light Dept. 1,282.26 

Maiden Glass Company 200.28 

Scott, Foresman & Company 821.73 



$ 4,722.91 
The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 

ARTICLE 40 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the School Committee to es- 
tablish and maintain State Aided Vocational Education in accordance 
with the provisions of Chapter 74, of the General Laws and Acts Amenda- 
tory thereto or dependent thereon. — School Committee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town authorize the School Committee to establish 
and maintain State Aided Vocational Education in accordance with the 
provisions of Chapter 74 of the General Laws as amended. 

ARTICLE 41 

To see if the town will vote to increase the number of the members 
of the School Committee from six (6) to seven (7) ; the additional member 
to be elected at the Annual Election of the year 1957 for a term of three 
years and every three years thereafter. — Bryce G. Milne and others. 

The Finance Committee recommended favorable action. 

On motion by William J. Lee: 

Voted: That the town increase the number of the members of the 
School Committee from six (6) to seven (7) ; the additional member to be 
elected at the Annual Election of the year 1957 for a term of three years 
and every three years thereafter — 



130 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ARTICLE 42 

To see if the town will vote to amend its Zoning By-Laws by inserting 
in Section 1, paragraph f, Prohibited Uses, after the words "race tracks" 
the words "drive-in theaters, racing dog kennels" so that the first clause 
as amended will read as follows: "The use of land or buildings within the 
Town of Wakefield for race tracks, drive-in theaters, racing dog kennels, 
tourist cabins, trailers or trailer camps, and motels is prohibited." — Town 
Planning Board. 

Motion by Kenneth W. Thomson : 

That the Town Zoning By-Laws be amended by inserting the words 
"drive-in theaters, racing dog kennels" after the words "race tracks" in 
Section 1, paragraph f, "Prohibited Uses," as set forth in Article 42. 

Amendment by Julius C. Horovitz: 

To substitute the following in place of the motion: The use of land or 
buildings within the Town of Wakefield for race tracks, racing dog ken- 
nels, tourist cabins, trailers or trailer camps, and motels is prohibited. 

The vote on the amendment was in the negative. 

The original motion then was voted in the affirmative by a vote of 
Yes, 218; No, 9, as counted by the tellers, and the Moderator declared that, 
having received the necessary two-thirds vote, the motion was carried. 

ARTICLE 43 

Kenneth W. Thomson read the report of the Planning Board stating 
that a hearing, duly advertised, was held, and the Planning Board recom- 
mended favorable action. 

Motion by Mr. Thomson : 

That the Town Zoning By-Laws be amended by striking out the first 
paragraph and paragraph (b) of Section 2, entitled "Single Residence Dis- 
tricts" and substituting therefor a new first paragraph and paragraph B 
as set forth in Article 43. 

Amendment by Anthony A. Piazza: 

That the subject matter of Article 43 be divided into two parts, so 
that the question of amending the first paragraph and paragraph B of Sec- 
tion 2 of the Zoning By-Laws be discussed and voted upon separately. 

The vote on the amendment was in the affirmative, and the original 
motion, as amended, then was voted favorably. 

The vote on the first part of the article was in the negative. The 
count was: Yes, 52; No, 243. 

The vote on the second part of the article was in the affirmative. The 
count was: Yes, 220; No, 7, and the moderator declared that, having re- 
ceived the necessary two-thirds vote the motion was carried. 

ARTICLE 44 

To see if the town will vote to amend its Zoning By-Laws and Zoning 
Map by changing from a business district to a single residence district the 
tract of land at the junction of Oak and Nahant Streets now zoned for 
business. — Town Planning Board. 

Kenneth W. Thomson read the report of the Planning Board, stating 
that hearings, duly advertised, were held according to law. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 131 



On motion by Mr. Thomson: 

Voted: That the Town Zoning By-Laws and Zoning Map be amended 
by changing the area described in Article 44 from a Business to a Single 
Residence District. 

The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 

ARTICLE 45 

To see if the town will vote to amend its Zoning By-Laws and Zoning 
Map by changing from a business district to a single residence district, 
the business district now existing on Water Street at and near its intersec- 
tion with Farm Street, Montrose Avenue and Beatrice Avenue. — Andrew J. 
Hafferty and others. 

Kenneth W. Thomson read the report of the Planning Board which 
recommended indefinite postponement. 

On motion by Mr. Thomson: 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 45 be indefinitely post- 
poned. 

ARTICLE 46 

To see if the town will vote to amend its zoning by-laws and zoning 
map by changing from single residence to business, a tract of land on 
Salem Street adjacent to and southeasterly of the present business district 
at the junction of Lowell and Salem Streets, said tract of land being ONE 
HUNDRED (100) feet wide on both sides of Salem Street and extending 
THREE HUNDRED (300) feet Southeasterly from the Southeasterly 
boundary of said business district. — Floyd B. Cropley and others. 

Mr. Thomson read the report of the Planning Board which stated that 
hearings, duly advertised, were held according to law, and recommended 
indefinite postponement. 

On motion by Mr. Thomson: 

Voted: That action under the subject matter of Article 46 be indef- 
initely postponed. 

ARTICLE 47 

To see if the town will vote to amend the zoning by-laws by changing 
to a business district the property hereinafter described, said property now 
being located in a single residential area and described as follows: 

Beginning at a point in the easterly line of Shore Road where the 
southerly line of Garrison Road, if extended, would intersect said easterly 
line of Shore Road, thence the line runs : 

Southwesterly by the southerly line of Garrison Road, as extended, to 
the easterly line of North Avenue, about six hundred thirty (630) feet; 
thence Northeasterly by the easterly line of North Avenue, about five hun- 
dred (500) feet to the intersection of said North Avenue and Quanna- 
powitt Parkway; and thence again Northeasterly by the said easterly line 
of North Avenue, about eighty-eight (88) feet to land presently zoned for 
business purposes; thence Northeasterly by land of the Town of Wakefield 
and others, said land now being zoned for business purposes, about six 
hundred twenty-three (623) feet to a point; thence Easterly by said land 
zoned for business purposes about thirty-five (35) feet to a point; thence 



132 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Northeasterly by said land now zoned for business purposes, about one 
thousand eight hundred sixty- two (1,862) feet to Harvest Road; thence 
Southwesterly by the northwesterly line of Quannapowitt Parkway, one 
thousand seven hundred fifty-five (1,755) feet to a point; thence South- 
easterly by the easterly line of Shore Road, about eight hundred forty 
(840) feet to point of beginning. — Henry B. McConville and others. 

Mr. Thomson read the report of the Planning Board. 

On motion by Mr. Thomson : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 47 be indefinitely post- 
poned. 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe : 

Voted: That this meeting be adjourned to Monday, April 9, 1956 at 7:30 
P. M., in the Atwell Junior High School Auditorium. 

Meeting adjourned at 10:30 P. M. 

Attendance: 
Prec. 1 80 

Prec. 2 39 

Prec. 3 92 

Prec. 4 75 

Prec. 5 35 



321 

A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 

Adjourned Session, April 9, 1956 

Meeting called to order in the Atwell Junior High School Auditorium 
at 7:35 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate. 

ARTICLE 48 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sum of money 
for the maintenance of various streets; built under Chapter 90, General 
Laws, Ter. Ed., said money to be used in conjunction with any money 
which may be allotted by the State or County, or both, for this purpose or 
take any other action in relation thereto. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,300.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 48. 

ARTICLE 49 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sum of money 
for the improvement of streets and/or roads under Chapter 90, said money 
to be used in conjunction with any money which may be allotted by the 
State or County, or both, for this purpose or take any other action in re- 
lation thereto. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 49 be indefinitely postponed. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 133 

ARTICLE 50 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient 
sum of money to construct sidewalks on various public streets in the town. 
— Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $10,000.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 50. 

On motion by Burton F. Whitcomb : 

Voted: To take up Article 2. 

ARTICLE 2 
The Nominating Committee made the following nominations: 

For Recreation Committee 

Patsy Carisella Mrs. Marjorie MacCann 

Mrs. Florence P. Gould Dr. Philip McAuliffe 

Nicholas P. Mauriello Joseph J. McMahon 

Danta Volpe 

For Surveyors of Lumber 

George J. Gould Harry P. Macintosh 

James E. Hewes Ralph Morel 

George Kerr Hiram A. Tobey 

For Field Drivers 

Richard Baker Walter J. Doyle 

Everett E. Packard 
On motion by Mr. Spaulding : 
Voted: That nominations be closed. 

Resolve offered by Moses M. Frankel : 

"Whereas, Eugene J. Sullivan, Esq., has rendered some 30 years of 
valued service to the Town of Wakefield in its Recreation Department, 
and 

"Whereas, the said Eugene J. Sullivan, Esq., has indicated his disin- 
clination to continue in said service, 

"Now, therefore, be it resolved that it is the sense of this meeting 
that his contributions to the work of the Recreation Department are 
viewed with deep appreciation, and his desire to discontinue in such serv- 
ice with infinite regret." 

Veteran town meeting voters will recall that during his time on the 
commission Postmaster Sullivan argued relentlessly for funds to provide 
proper recreation facilities and equipment for the youth of the town. 

The resolve was accepted by an unanimous vote. 

On motion by Mr. Frankel : 

Voted: That the Town Clerk be instructed to cast one vote for those 
officers nominated, and that they be declared elected. 

The Town Clerk then cast one ballot for the officers nominated, and 
the moderator declared them to be elected. 



134 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

ARTICLE 51 

To see if the town will raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money 
to rebuild and/or resurface sidewalks on various public highways in the 
town. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 51 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 52 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to replace concrete curbing, with granite curbing, on various 
streets in the town. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 52 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 53 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money for the construction of sewers for sanitary and surface drainage 
in the town and/or authorize and instruct the treasurer, with the ap- 
proval of the selectmen, to borrow and issue notes or bonds of the town 
therefor, and/or by transfer from other available funds. — Board of Public 
Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $11,435.00 and 
further appropriate $3,789.23 by transfer from available appropriation bal- 
ances as follows: 

Articles 24 to 75— Annual Town Meeting— April 18, 1949 $ 489.37 
Article 48— Annual Town Meeting— April 9, 1951 1,547.05 

Article 36— Annual Town Meeting— March 16, 1953 1,752.81 

to carry out the purposes of Article 53. 

ARTICLE 54 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to provide for proper treatment of Lake Quannapowitt with cop- 
per sulphate. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $400.00 to 
carry out the purpose of Article 54. 

ARTICLE 55 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Public Works 
to execute on behalf of the town a contract for the collection of garbage 
within the town for a term of years not exceeding three, said contract to 
become effective at the termination of the present contract. — Board of 
Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town vote to authorize the Board of Public Works to 
execute on behalf of the town a contract for the collection of garbage 
within the town for a term of years not exceeding three, said contract to 
become effective at the termination of the present contract. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 135 



ARTICLE 56 

To see if the town will authorize the Board of Public Works to accept 
on behalf of the town, conveyances or easements from time to time, giving 
the town the right to slope land back from the street lines and to construct 
retaining walls. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the Board of Public Works be authorized to accept on 
behalf of the town, conveyances or easements, from time to time, giving 
the town the right to slope land back from the street line and to con- 
struct retaining walls, such authorization to extend until the next annual 
town meeting. 

ARTICLE 57 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of 
money for the proper development of the Hall Park property on North 
Avenue. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $2,500.00 
to carry out the purposes of Article 57. 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe: 

Voted: To adjourn the annual meeting until completion of the Special 
Town Meeting called for 8:00 P. M. 

Meeting adjourned at 7:59 P. M. 

Attendance 256 
A True Record: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 

Adjourned Session of March 26 Meeting 

(Called for 10:00 P. M.) 
Meeting called to order at 8:00 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate. 

ARTICLE 1 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town vote to authorize and instruct the Board of 
Public Works to construct sewers in any or all of the streets described in 
Article #1, and to pay therefor, the town appropriate the sum of $31,500.00 
by transfer from the Excess and Deficiency Account. 

ARTICLE 2 
On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 2 be indefinitely postponed. 
On motion by Marcus G. Beebe: 

Voted: That this meeting, called for March 26, 1956 at 10:00 P. M., be 
now dissolved. 

Meeting dissolved at 8:32 P. M. 

Attendance 256 
A True Record : 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



136 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Annual Meeting Resumed 

Meeting called to order at 8:32 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate. 

ARTICLE 58 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to enable the Board of Public Works to install guard rails or 
fences where necessary for protection of persons and property. — Board of 
Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,500.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 58. 

ARTICLE 59 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Public Works 
to engage engineering and other necessary services for laying out drainage 
in the town to be constructed in the future and raise and appropriate a 
sufficient sum of money to carry out the purpose of this article, and/or ap- 
propriate by transfer from other available balances. — Board of Public 
Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 59 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 60 

To see if the town will authorize the Board of Public Works to lay 
and/or relay water mains of not less than 6 inches but less than 16 inches 
in diameter in any or all of the following streets or private ways: Byron 
Street approximately 1,350 feet; West Water Street approximately 425 feet; 
Montrose Avenue approximately 1,750 feet; Quannapowitt Parkway approx- 
imately 3,800 feet, and for any other work of like construction where pipes 
of the same dimensions as mentioned above are used; to pay therefor, 
raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money and/or authorize the 
treasurer, with the approval of the selectmen to borrow and issue notes or 
bonds of the town therefor, and/or by transfer from other available bal- 
ances. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town authorize the Board of Public Works to lay 
water mains of not less than six inches but less than sixteen inches in 
diameter in any or all of the streets and private ways named in Article 
#60, and for other work of like construction where pipes of the same 
dimensions are used, and relay water mains of not less than six inches but 
less than sixteen inches in diameter in all of the streets named in Article 
#60, and for work of like construction where pipes of same dimension are 
used, and to pay the cost thereof the Treasurer, with the approval of the 
Selectmen, be and hereby is authorized to borrow the sum of $50,000.00 and 
issue bonds or notes of the town therefor, payable in annual installments 
within fifteen years, or at such earlier times as the Treasurer and Select- 
men may determine. 

The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 137 



ARTICLE 61 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of 
$250.00, which sum is to be used for the purpose of repurchasing burial 
lots in Forest Glade Cemetery. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $250.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 61. 

ARTICLE 62 

To see if the town will vote to accept the provisions of Chapter 670 of 
the acts of 1955 being an act providing for an increase in the annual 
amounts of certain pensions payable to certain former employees or their 
beneficiaries or what it will do in relation thereto. — Contributory Retire- 
ment Board. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: To accept the provisions of Chapter 670 of the Acts of 1955 re- 
lating to increases in retirement allowances of certain persons. 
The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 

ARTICLE 63 

To see if the town will raise and appropriate the sum of fifteen hun- 
dred dollars for nursing, the same to be expended under the direction of 
the selectmen as salary of the nurses employed by the Wakefield Visiting 
Nurse Association in aid of nursing work among the people of Wakefield. 
— Marion F. King and others. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $1,500.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 63. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 
Voted : To take up Article 30. 

ARTICLE 30 

The moderator announced that the plans pertaining to the layouts 
referred to in Article 30 were present. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted Unanimously: That the town accept and adopt, under the Bet- 
terment Act, the reports of the Board of Public Works on the acceptance 
and layouts of the streets described in Article #30, paragraphs C, D, E, 
and F and that the town authorize the taking of slope easements in land 
adjoining the locations of the said proposed town way, in accordance with 
the General Laws, Chapter 82, Section 32B; and further that for the orig- 
inal construction of Orchard Circle and Rochelle Drive including land 
damages and cost of retaining walls, pavement and sidewalks laid at the 
time of said construction or for the construction of stone, block brick or 
other permanent pavement of similar lasting character under specifica- 
tions approved by the Department of Public Works, the town appropriate 



138 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

the sum of $24,600.00 by transfer from the following available appropria- 
tion balances: 

Article #39— Annual Town Meeting— March 1954 $ 4,023.18 

Article #63— Annual Town Meeting— March 1954 $ 4,812.93 

Article #28 — Annual Town Meeting— March 1953 $ 15,507.50 

Article #12— Special Town Meeting— July 11, 1955 $ 256.39 

to carry out the purposes of Article #30. 

ARTICLE 64 
To see if the moderator will appoint a Committee of Five (5) including 
one member each from the Board of Selectmen, the School Committee and 
the Board of Public Works and two others for the purpose of studying the 
advisability of engaging consulting services relative to the purchasing of 
equipment, materials and supplies for the various departments of the Town 
of Wakefield. — Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the moderator be instructed to appoint a committee of 
five including one member each from the Board of Selectmen, the School 
Committee and the Board of Public Works and two others for the purpose 
of studying the advisability of engaging consulting services relative to the 
purchasing of equipment, materials and supplies for the various depart- 
ments of the Town of Wakefield. 

ARTICLE 65 

To see if the town will raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money 
to be spent in an effort to rid the town of mosquitoes, by using aerial mos- 
quito control program. — Board of Health. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $2,000.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 65. 

ARTICLE 66 

To hear and act upon the report of the Water Stabilization Fund 
Committee appointed under authority of Article #9 of the Special Town 
Meeting of November 30, 1953. — Water Stabilization Fund Committee. 

J. Elmer Johnson, assistant chairman of the committee, read the re- 
port of the committee. The report included favorable sentiment for the 
fund, but advised that more time is needed to iron out the legal techni- 
calities, and that a further report will be made at a later date. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the report of the committee be accepted as a report of 
progress. 

ARTICLE 67 
To hear and act upon the report of the Town Hall Committee ap- 
pointed under Article 68 of the Annual Town Meeting of 1952 and Article 
63 of the Annual Town Meeting of 1953. — Town Hall Committee. 

No action. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 139 

ARTICLE 68 

To see if the town will vote to amend Chapter 2 of its By-Laws "Rules 
of Procedure at Town Meetings" by adding the following: 

Section #15: 

A motion to reconsider any vote must be made before the final ad- 
journment of the meeting at which the vote was passed, but such motion 
to reconsider shall not be made at an adjourned meeting unless the mover 
has given notice of his intention to make such a motion, either at the ses- 
sion of the meeting at which the vote was passed, or by written notice to 
the Town Clerk within seventy- two hours after the adjournment of such 
session. There can be no reconsideration of a vote once reconsidered or 
after a vote not to reconsider it. — Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by William J. Lee : 

Voted: To amend Chapter 2 of the Town By-Laws, "Rules of Pro- 
cedure at Town Meetings," by adding the following: 

Section #15: 

A motion to reconsider any vote must be made before the final ad- 
journment of the meeting at which the vote was passed, but such motion 
to reconsider shall not be made at an adjourned meeting unless the mover 
has given notice of his intention to make such a motion, either at the 
session of the meeting at which the vote was passed, or by written notice 
to the Town Clerk within seventy-two hours after the adjournment of such 
session. There can be no reconsideration of a vote once reconsidered or 
after a vote not to reconsider it. 

The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 

ARTICLE 69 

To see if the town will instruct the moderator to appoint a committee 
of five citizens, one of whom shall be the Chief of the Fire Department, to 
study the location and erection of a fire station on the West Side of the 
town and report back at some future town meeting. — Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the moderator be instructed to appoint a committee of 
five citizens, one of whom shall be the Chief of the Fire Department, to 
study the location and erection of a Fire Station on the west side of the 
town. 

ARTICLE 70 
To see if the town will instruct the moderator to appoint a committee 
of five citizens, one of whom shall be the Chief of the Fire Department to 
study the location and erection of a fire station in the Montrose Section 
of the town and report back at some future town meeting. — Board of Se- 
lectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the moderator be instructed to appoint a committee of 
five citizens, one of whom shall be the Chief of the Fire Department, to 
study the location and erection of a Fire Station in the Montrose section 
of the town. 



140 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

ARTICLE 71 

To see if the Town of Wakefield will enter into a plan or contract for 
contributory group life insurance for the employees of the Town of Wake- 
field, and to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money to carry out 
the purposes of this article. — William J. O'Neil and others. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the subject matter of Article 71 be indefinitely postponed. 

ARTICLE 72 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to 
lease for a period of one year suitable headquarters for the use of the vari- 
ous veterans organizations listed below : 

Harry E. Nelson Post #63, The American Legion, $1,000.00; Wakefield 
Post #2106 Veterans of Foreign Wars, $1,200; Colonel Allen C. Kelton De- 
tachment Marine Corps League, $600; Sgt. Gerald F. Scott Post #145, Am- 
vets, $600. 

And to raise and appropriate the sum $3,400.00 to carry out the pur- 
pose of this article. — Board of Selectmen. 

Motion by Finance Committee : 

That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $2,800.00 and authorize 
the Board of Selectmen to lease for a period of one year suitable head- 
quarters for the use of the various veterans' organizations listed below: 

Harry E. Nelson Post #63 American Legion $ 1,000.00 

Wakefield Post #2106— Veterans Foreign Wars 1,200.00 

Sgt. Gerald F. Scott Post #145 Amvets 600.00 

Amendment by Robert N. Reid : 

That the Finance Committee's motion be amended by the addition of 
the amount of $600.00, making the new total to be appropriated an amount 
of $3,400.00 and by the addition and inclusion of the Col. Allen C. Kelton 
Det. Marine Corps League under authority in Article #72 for $600.00. 

The vote on the amendment was in the affirmative. 

The original motion, as amended, then was voted in the affirmative. 

ARTICLE 73 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $380.00 
for the proper observance of Veterans' Day, November 11, 1956, to be ex- 
pended by Corp. Charles F. Parker Camp No. 39, United Spanish War Vet- 
erans; Wakefield Post No. 2106, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Corp. Harry E. 
Nelson Post No. 63, American Legion; Marie E. Riess Post No. 376, Ameri- 
can Legion; Col. Allen C. Kelton Det., Marine Corps League; Sgt. Gerald 
F. Scott Amvets Post #145. — Charles A. Simpson and others. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $380.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 73. 

ARTICLE 74 
To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of 
$1,950.00 to be expended by Corp. Charles F. Parker Camp No. 39, United 
Spanish War Veterans; Wakefield Post No. 2106, Veterans of Foreign 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 141 

Wars; Corp. Harry E. Nelson Post No. 63, American Legion; Marie E. Riess 
Post No. 376, American Legion; Col. Allen C. Kelton Det., Marine Corps 
League; Sgt. Gerald F. Scott Am vets Post No. 145; Camp No. 34, Sons of 
Union Veterans; Wakefield Chapter Gold Star Mothers of America, Inc., 
for the proper observance of Memorial Day May 30, 1956. — Charles A. 
Simpson and others. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town appropriate the sum of $1,950.00 to carry out 
the purposes of Article 74. 

ARTICLE 75 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to pay the rental for the year 1954 to the Boston & Maine Rail- 
road for the land occupied as a parking area at Tuttle, Chestnut and Mur- 
ray Streets. — Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $200.00 to 
carry out the purposes of Article 75. 

ARTICLE 76 

That the town vote to authorize and instruct the Board of Selectmen 
to lease for a term not exceeding five years for public parking, and access 
thereto, certain land off Center Street, being that portion of Lot No. 96 on 
Plat 17 of the Assessors Plans excluded in Article 2 of the Town Warrant 
for the Special Town Meeting May 2, 1955, and being that portion of said 
Lot No. 96 referred to as the former Doucette property which was enclosed 
by a fence, and to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money there- 
for. — Board of Selectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town raise and appropriate the sum of $600.00 to 
carry out the purpose of Article 76. 

ARTICLE 77 

To see what sum the town will vote to return to the Town Treasury 
from the balance in the Operating Fund of the Municipal Light Depart- 
ment, as of December 31, 1955 and authorize the Assessors to use said 
sum in computing the tax rate for 1956, and also to see what sum the town 
will authorize the Municipal Light Department to transfer from the bal- 
ance of its Operating Fund as of December 31, 1955 to the Construction 
Fund of the Municipal Light Department. — Municipal Light Board. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the sum of $70,000.00, being part of the balance of the 
Operating Fund of the Municipal Light Department as of December 31, 
1955, be returned to the Town Treasury, and the Assessors be hereby au- 
thorized to use the same in computing the tax rate for 1956, and authorize 
the Municipal Light Department to transfer from its Operating Fund 
$65,405.32 to its Construction Fund, this latter sum being the remainder 
of the balance in its Operating Fund as of December 31, 1955. 



142 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ARTICLE 78 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Assessors to use 
such free cash as may be in the treasury, or any part thereof, in comput- 
ing the tax rate for the current year. — John J. McCarthy, Town Ac- 
countant. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the Board of Assessors be authorized to use an amount 
of Free Cash in the Treasury, not in excess of $65,000.00 in computing the 
tax rate for 1956, and that the amount to be used as Estimated Receipts, 
as a credit in determining the tax rate for 1956, be used by the Assessors 
to the full amount authorized by statute. 

On motion by J. Elmer Johnson: 

Voted: That the Finance Committee be given a rising vote of thanks 
for their services during the meeting. 

On motion by Marcus G. Beebe : 

Voted: That this meeting be now dissolved. 

Meeting dissolved at 9:43 P. M. 





Attendance 






Prec. 1 


45 




Prec. 2 


42 




Prec. 3 


58 




Prec. 4 


102 




Prec. 5 


9 
256 


A True Record: 






Attest: CHARLES F. 


YOUNG, 






Town Clerk 



Special Town Meeting, August 13, 1956 

Meeting called to order in the Memorial High School Auditorium at 
7:47 P. M. by Moderator Roger H. Wingate, who read the call for the 
meeting. 

On motion by Gardner C. Reed, chairman of the Finance Committee: 

Voted: That further reading of the warrant, with the exception of 
the constable's return, be dispensed with. 

Constable's return read by Town Clerk Charles F. Young. 

Motion by George J. Gould: 

That Daniel G. Wheeler, Charles H. Spaulding, Loring P. Jordan, Jr., 
and Elliot Farley, representatives of Cabot, Cabot and Forbes, non-resi- 
dents, be allowed to attend the meeting as observers and advisors. 

Unanimous consent was lacking — the moderator announcing that, on 
a show of hands, one voter objected. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 143 

Motion by Julius C. Horovitz : 

That Judge George M. Poland, a legal resident of Nantucket, be 
allowed to attend the meeting. 

The motion lacked unanimous consent. 

On motion by George F. Gardner : 

Voted: That Joseph DeFoe, Director of the Board of Public Works, a 
non-resident, be allowed to attend the meeting. 

The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 

ARTICLE 1 

To see if the town will vote to amend its Zoning By-Laws and Zoning 
Map by changing from a Single Residence District to an Industrial Dis- 
trict, a tract of land bounded and described as follows : 

Beginning at a point on the Northeasterly sideline of the State High- 
way Layout known as Route 128 at the Wakefield-Lynnfield town line and 
the Saugus River, said point being about 1315 feet southeasterly from the 
intersection of Route 128 and Main Street in the Town of Lynnfield; 

Thence Northerly and Easterly by a portion of the Saugus River which 
constitutes a part of the Wakefield-Lynnfield town line, about 1,310 feet; 

Thence Easterly by a straight line forming the Wakefield-Lynnfield 
town line, about 4,500 feet; 

Thence Southerly by a portion of the Saugus River, which constitutes 
a part of the Wakefield-Lynnfield town line, about 6,300 feet; 

Thence Westerly, Southerly and Northwesterly by the Northerly, West- 
erly and Northeasterly sidelines of the State Highway Layout known as 
Route 128 by three lines respectively measuring about 1,086 feet, about 230 
feet and about 6,870 feet, to the point of beginning. — Town Planning Board 

The Finance Committee recommended favorable action. 

The report of the Planning Board was read, stating that hearing, duly 
advertised, was held according to law. 

Motion by William R. Spaulding : 

That the Town Zoning By-Laws and Zoning Map be amended by 
changing the area described in Article One from a Single Residence to an 
Industrial District. 

Motion by Julius Horovitz: 

That the subject matter of Article 1 of this Special Town Meeting be 
referred to a committee of seven impartial members to make a careful 
study of its advisability and benefit to the town both from a community 
improvement and financial benefit, and said committee report back at a 
future Town Meeting. 

The "Previous Question" was moved by Lawrence J. McCluskey at 8:35 
P. M., and the meeting voted "that the main question be now put." 

The vote on Mr. Horovitz' motion was in the negative. 

The motion by Mr. Spaulding (the Planning Board motion) then was 
voted in the affirmative by a vote of Yes, 772; No, 31 — as counted by the 
tellers — and the moderator declared that, having received the necessary 
two-thirds vote, the motion was carried. 



144 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ARTICLE 2 

To see if the town will vote to authorize the Board of Public Works to 
construct sewers in the following locations: 

To construct a sewage pumping station to be built northerly of Route 
128 and easterly of the intersection of Lyons Lane and Route 128, that a 
force main be constructed westerly from the pumping station to connect 
with an existing cast iron pipe under Route 128 and thence southerly from 
the south end of the existing cast iron main to the intersection of Lyons 
Lane and Lowell Street, the total length of which will be approximately 
3,400 feet. Also construct a new gravity sewer for approximately 1,800 feet 
easterly in Salem Street from New Salem Street to Lowell Street and 450 
feet more or less in Lowell Street from the intersection of Salem Street to 
the intersection with Lyons Lane, and raise and appropriate a sufficient 
sum of money therefor and/or authorize the treasurer with the approval of 
the Board of Selectmen to borrow and issue notes or bonds of the town 
therefor and/or by transfer from available balances and authorize the 
Board of Public Works to purchase or take by right of eminent domain 
easements in and over private land necessary in the construction of said 
sewer. — Board of Health. 

Motion by Finance Committee: 

That the town authorize the Board of Public Works to construct sew- 
ers in the streets and ways described and named in Article 2 in the war- 
rant for the Special Town Meeting August 13, 1956 and construct and equip 
a Sewerage Pumping Station and Force Main as called for in Article 2 and, 
to pay the cost of the said construction, the sum of $14,000.00 be appro- 
priated by transfer from the Excess and Deficiency Account, and the 
Treasurer, with the approval of the Selectmen, be and hereby is, author- 
ized to borrow $150,000.00 and issue notes or bonds of the town therefor, 
payable in annual installments within thirty years from their date or at 
such earlier times as the Treasurer and Selectmen may determine. 

Motion by Julius Horovitz: 

I hereby move that the subject matter of Article 2 of this Special 
Town Meeting be indefinitely postponed. 

Mr. Horovitz said the proposed action would be illegal. 

When questioned, Town Counsel McGrath said the matter is legal and 
properly before this meeting. 

Mr. Horovitz' motion was voted in the negative. 

Peter Y. Myhre moved the "Previous Question" at 9:10 P. M. and the 
meeting voted that the main question be now put. 

The Finance Committee motion then was voted in the affirmative, the 
vote being Yes, 705; No, 19 — as counted by the tellers — and the moderator 
declared that, having received the necessary two-thirds vote, the motion 
was carried. 

ARTICLE 3 

To see if the town will authorize the Board of Public Works to lay 
and/or relay water mains of not less than 6 inches but less than 16 inches 
in diameter in any or all of the following streets or private ways: Lyons 
Lane 1,200 feet; Salem Street 600 feet and Charles Avenue 500 feet; and 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 145 

for any other work of like construction where pipes of the same dimensions 
as mentioned above are used, to pay therefor, raise and appropriate a suf- 
ficient sum of money and/or authorize the treasurer, with the approval of 
the selectmen to borrow and issue notes or bonds of the town therefor, 
and/or by transfer from other available balances. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town authorize the Board of Public Works to lay 
water mains of not less than six inches in diameter but less than sixteen 
inches in diameter in any or all of the streets and ways described and 
named in Article 3 in the warrant for the Special Town Meeting August 
13, 1956 and to pay the cost thereof, the Treasurer, with the approval of 
the Selectmen, be and hereby is authorized to borrow the sum of $26,000 
and to issue bonds or notes of the town therefor, payable in annual in- 
stallments within fifteen years or such earlier times as the Selectmen and 
Treasurer may determine. 

The vote in the affirmative was unanimous. 

ARTICLE 4 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sum of money 
for the improvement of streets and/or roads under Chapter 90, said money 
to be used in conjunction with any money which may be allotted by the 
State or County, or both, for this purpose or take any other action in re- 
lation thereto. — Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee: 

Voted: That the town appropriate the sum of $9,000.00 by transfer 
from the Excess and Deficiency Account to carry out the purposes of 
Article 4. 

ARTICLE 5 

To hear and act upon the report of the Board of Public Works in lay- 
ing out a town way under the Betterment Act in substantially the same 
location as the private way listed below, and to authorize the taking of 
slope easements in land adjoining the location of the said proposed town 
way in accordance with the General Laws, Chapter 82, Section 32b: 

Thistledale Road running easterly from Vernon Street a distance of 
approximately 550 feet to a dead end, and to provide therefor the town 
vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum of money for the original 
construction of the public way or the extension or widening thereof, in- 
cluding land damages and cost of pavement and sidewalks laid at the time 
of said construction or for the construction of stone, block, brick or other 
pavement of similar lasting character under specifications approved by 
the Massachusetts Department of Public Works or authorize the Treasurer 
to borrow with the approval of the Selectmen and issue notes or bonds of 
the town therefor, and/ or by transfer from other available balances. — 
Board of Public Works. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town accept and adopt, under the Betterment Act, 
the report of the Board of Public Works on the accepance and layout of 
the street described in Article #5, of the warrant for the Special Town 



146 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Meeting, August 13, 1956, and that the town authorize the taking of slope 
easements in land adjoining the location of the said proposed town way, 
in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 82, Section 32B of the Gen- 
eral Laws, and further that for the construction of Thistledale Road in- 
cluding land damages and cost of retaining walls, pavements and side- 
walks, laid at the time of said construction or for the construction of 
stone, block, brick or other permanent pavement of similar lasting char- 
acter under specifications approved by the Department of Public Works 
and to pay the cost thereof, the town appropriate the sum of $14,000.00 by 
transfer from the Excess and Deficiency Account, said work to be done 
under the Betterment Act. 

ARTICLE 6 

To see if the town will vote to instruct the moderator to appoint a 
committee of nine, consisting of two members of the School Committee, 
the Superintendent of Schools, and six other citizens to make a detailed 
study for long range planning of Junior High School Building needs and 
report to the town its findings at a future town meeting. — School Com- 
mittee. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the moderator appoint a committee of nine, consisting 
of two members of the School Committee, the Superintendent of Schools, 
and six other citizens to make a detailed study for long range planning of 
Junior High School Building needs and to report to the town its findings 
at a future town meeting. 

ARTICLE 7 

To see if the town will raise and appropriate the sum of $484.75 by 
transfer from the unexpended balance of the appropriation made under 
Article 15 of the Annual Town Meeting of the year 1956, to the Fire De- 
partment New Equipment Account, an amount of $429.75 and to the Fire 
Department Other Expense Account, an amount of $55.00. — Board of Se- 
lectmen. 

On motion by Finance Committee : 

Voted: That the town appropriate the sum of $484.75 by transfer from 
the unexpended balance of the appropriation made under Article 15 of 
the Annual Town Meeting of the year 1956, to the Fire Department New 
Equipment Account, an amount of $429.75 and to the Fire Department 
Other Expense Account an amount of $55.00. 

ARTICLE 8 

To see if the town will vote to amend its Zoning By-Laws and Zoning 
Map by changing from a Single Residence district to a Business District, 
a tract of land on the northeasterly side of Lowell Street adjacent to and 
southeasterly of the business district at the junction of Main and Lowell 
Streets, said tract of land being bounded and described as follows: 

Beginning at a point in the northeasterly sideline of Lowell Street at 
land now zoned for business purposes and the Saugus River; thence, south- 
easterly along the northeasterly sideline of Lowell Street two hundred sev- 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 147 

enty- three (273) feet to a point in said sideline; thence, turning at a right 
angle and running northeasterly one hundred seventy-five (175) feet to a 
point; thence, turning at a right angle and running southeasterly one hun- 
dred thirty (130) feet to a point; thence, turning at a right angle and run- 
ning northeasterly three hundred thirty-five (335) feet more or less to the 
Saugus River; thence, westerly and southwesterly by the Saugus River to 
the point of beginning. — F. Walter Johnson and Others. 

William R. Spaulding read the report of the Planning Board stating 
that a public hearing, duly advertised, was held according to law, and rec- 
ommending indefinite postponement. 

On motion by Mr. Spaulding : 

Voted: That action on the subject matter of Article 8 be indefinitely 
postponed. 

ARTICLE 9 

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sufficient sum 
of money to construct a fence at Col. Edward J. Connelly Recreation Area. 
— Recreation Committee. 

Motion by Finance Committee: 

That the subject matter of Article 9 be indefinitely postponed. 

The vote on the motion was in the negative. 

On motion by William D. Healey : 

Voted: That the town appropriate $2,630.00 by transfer from the Ex- 
cess and Deficiency Account to carry out the purposes of Article 9. 
On motion duly made and seconded : 
Voted: That this meeting be now dissolved. 
Meeting dissolved at 10:31 P. M. 



Attendance 




Prec. 1 


190 


Prec. 2 


120 


Prec. 3 


212 


Prec. 4 


259 


Prec. 5 


37 


Total 


818 


r OUNG, 

Town Clerk 



A True Record : 

Attest: CHARLES F. 



COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS 

(By the Moderator) 

FINANCE COMMITTEE 
Five to be Appointed Every Year 

William T. Curley, Paul Tetzlaff, Ernest E. Huntoon, Louis A. Gal- 
linari, W. P. Farwell, Jr. (for three years) appointed May 3, 1956. 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PLANNING COMMITTEE 
Fred M. Cameron — to fill vacancy caused by resignation of Roger H. 
Wingate when latter became moderator. 



148 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ARTICLE 50— ANNUAL MEETING, 1955 
Mary E. Walton School 
Lane W. Fuller to succeed Richard J. McGrail, who resigned since he 
ceased to be a member of the School Committee — appointed May 3, 1956. 

ARTICLE 56— ANNUAL MEETING— 1955 
(Strong's Field — Test Borings) 
Appointment held up because of consideration of Town Farm property. 
F. William Haley, John J. Round, Jr., Daniel Kitchen, Walker Rich- 
ardson, Richard Volpe — appointed October 2, 1956. 

ARTICLE 64— ANNUAL MEETING 1956 
(Purchasing Town Equipment and Materials) 
Fred A. Beyer, Lewis Day, William W. Allyn, William T. Thistle, 
Thomas W. Ackerson. 

LOCATION FOR WEST SIDE FIRE STATION 
ARTICLE 69— ANNUAL MEETING 1956 
Robert J. Akin, Glen Woodman, Mrs. Walter M. Slocomb, Robert H. 
Gardner, William P. Hurton, Chief of Fire Department. 

MONTROSE FIRE STATION 
ARTICLE 70— ANNUAL MEETING— 1956 
Richard B. Dolbeare, Mrs. Ivan H. Hersey, Edmond J. Audet, John 
Heslin, William P. Hurton. 

PERSONNEL BOARD— MAY 15, 1956 
Roger C. Muse to succeed John Carr, whose three-year term expired 
with the Town Meeting of 1956. 

ARTICLE 6 OF AUGUST 13, 1956 MEETING 

LONG RANGE PLANNING OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 

BUILDING NEEDS 

Alan McLennan, Robert L. Churchill, Mrs. Evan H. Fairbanks, Melvin 

D. Peach, Frank E. Rich, Mrs. Norman M. Loomis, Mrs. Marcus G. Beebe, 

Lane W. Fuller, John B. Hendershot. 

WATER SUPPLY COMMITTEE 
To Fill Three Vacancies on Committee Appointed Under Article 9 of 
Special Town Meeting of November 7, 1949 
George J. Evans, R. E. Ashley, Everett R. Ryan. 

PERSONNEL BOARD 

(November 21, 1956) 

To Fill Two Vacancies — Resignation of James K. Mulligan 

and Roger C. Muse 

Frank A. Tredinnick, Jr., Daniel Lucey. 

WATER STABILIZATION FUND COMMITTEE 
Raymond S. Dower, to succeed George F. Riley, Jr., who has moved 
to Florida. 

CAPITAL OUTLAY COMMITTEE 
July 3, 1956 
Walter E. Morton, to succeed John W. Moccia, who resigned because 
of pressure of his business. 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



149 



RESULT OF TOWN ELECTION - MARCH 5, 1956 







Selectmen 














(One Year) 












Prec. 


1 Prec. 2 : 


Prec. 3 


Prec. 4 


Prec. 5 


Total 


Thomas W. Ackerson 


778 


726 


782 


507 


232 


3025 


Lucian J. Colucci 


789 


607 


696 


489 


303 


2884 


Harry H. Denning 


554 


379 


582 


269 


202 


1986 


Catherine E. Simpson 


771 


627 


846 


496 


221 


2961 


Leo Joseph Curran 


399 


148 


388 


145 


244 


1324 


William D. MacDonald, , 


Jr. 579 


351 


558 


327 


189 


2004 


Philip L. McAuliffe, Jr. 


860 


395 


936 


384 


334 


2909 


Kenneth E. Morang, Jr. 


485 


495 


440 


364 


193 


1977 


Jeremiah Joshua Peck 


477 


160 


390 


201 


200 


1428 


Herbert R. Waite 


511 


392 

Town Clerk 

One Year 


518 


360 


143 


1924 


Charles F. Young 


1237 


902 


1218 


680 


506 


4543 


Blanks 


281 


86 

Moderator 

One Year 


284 


132 


116 


899 


Roger H. Wingate 


1141 


874 


1191 


678 


421 


4305 


Blanks 


377 


114 

Treasurer 

(One Year) 


311 


134 


201 


1137 


Paul Lazzaro 


1161 


873 


1195 


672 


490 


4391 


Blanks 


357 


115 
Assessor 


307 


140 


132 


1051 




(Three Years; 


> 








Frank A. Tredinnick 


978 


790 


1025 


577 


328 


3698 


George F. Riley 


420 


152 


369 


191 


206 


1338 


Blanks 


120 


46 


108 


44 


88 


406 




School Committee 










(Three Years: 


) 








Lane W. Fuller 


752 


725 


843 


537 


228 


3085 


William W. Allyn 


664 


793 


671 


474 


185 


2787 


Edmund J. Audet 


385 


104 


208 


148 


190 


1035 


Henry B. McConville 


747 


216 


829 


287 


370 


2449 


Blanks 


488 


138 


453 


178 


271 


1528 



Joseph J. Nolan 
Blanks 



Board of Public Works 

(Three Years) 

1089 821 1131 

429 167 371 



631 
181 



422 
200 



4094 
1348 



150 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 





Board of Public Works 










(One Year) 








Sidney F. Adams 


694 564 634 


412 


289 


2593 


Herbert Hewitt 


607 340 652 


346 


225 


2170 


Blanks 


217 84 216 


54 


108 


679 



Municipal Light Commissioners 

(Three Years) 
Joseph M. Hartshorne 
Blanks 



Winsor L. Finney, Jr. 
Albert J. Petrucci 
Blanks 



1152 857 1184 


652 


432 


4277 


366 131 318 


160 


190 


1165 


Board of Public Welfare 








(Three Years) 








965- 802 1006 


577 


269 


3619 


312 480 451 


185 


265 


1693 


1759 694 1547 


862 


710 


5572 



Miriam G. Needham 
John J. Round, Jr. 



Library Trustees 

(Three Years) 
1012 815 1031 

1051 835 1080 



Frank A. Tredinnick, Jr. 1074 



816 



1095 



630 


357 


3845 


637 


407 


4010 


642 


376 


4003 



Ruth H. Akin 



Library Trustee 

(One Year) 
1084 849 1132 



646 



414 



4125 



William R. Spaulding 



Planning Board 

Five Years 
1041 831 1063 



640 



403 



3978 



Kenneth W. Thomson 



Planning Board 

(Four Years) 
1042 816 1058 



636 



395 



3947 



Julius C. Horovitz 
Ruth A. Woodbury 



Burton C. Parker 



Planning Board 

(Three Years) 



334 186 360 


160 


158 


1198 


1005 719 1007 


603 


366 


3670 


Planning Board 








(Two Years) 








1028 814 1037 


631 


375 


3885 



Planning Board 

(One Year) 
Lawrence J. McCluskey 978 794 984 



602 



381 



3739 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



151 



Evan H. Fairbanks 



Board of Health 

(Three Years) 
1046 838 1064 



637 



403 



3988 



Morton V. Griffin 
John F. Mahoney 
Harold J. Maloney 





Constable 












One Year 










1005 


811 


1151 


625 


383 


4075 


1109 


786 


1144 


639 


383 


4061 


1187 


822 


1156 


656 


475 


4296 



Result of Recount 



Thomas W. Ackerson 
Lucian J. Colucci 
Harry H. Denning 
Catherine E. Simpson 
Leo Joseph Curran 
William D. 

MacDonald, Jr. 
Philip L. McAuliffe, Jr. 
Kenneth E. Morang, Jr. 
Jeremiah Joshua Peck 
Herbert R. Waite 
Blanks 



MARCH 17, 1956 

For Selectmen 

(For One Year) 
Prec. 1 Prec. 2 Prec. 3 Prec. 4 Prec. 5 Total 



780 


725 


780 


508 


231 


3024 


790 


607 


695 


489 


304 


2885 


554 


377 


581 


259 


202 


1973 


771 


627 


846 


496 


233 


2973 


401 


148 


387 


155 


244 


1335 


583 


352 


557 


323 


189 


2004 


855 


394 


939 


384 


334 


2906 


494 


497 


439 


364 


193 


1987 


478 


159 


389 


201 


200' 


1427 


512 


393 


518 


360 


143 


1926 


1372 


661 


1379 


521 


837 


4770 



A True Copy: 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



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Record of Births 



(From the Town Clerk's Records) 



Date Name of Child 
January 

1 Maria Ann Micalizzi 

1 Michael Allen McCauley 

2 Eugene Joseph McElroy, III 

3 William Francis McCarthy 

4 Bonnie Ann Macfarland 

5 Randy Leslie Haskell 

5 Robert Michael Sampson 

6 Paul Alfred Munroe 

6 David Allen Theriault, Jr. 

9 Dennis Robert Bromley 

9 Robin Ann Pietrello 

11 Constance Ann Rouillard 

11 Cynthia Ann Champagne 

11 Richard Louis Berry 

11 Robert Lawrence Hallstrom, Jr. 

12 Bruce Edward Canty 
14 Betsey Gifford Pratt 
14 Carol Ann Zingarelli 

17 Amy Marshall Winkler 

18 Daniel David Donahue 
18 Alan Leslie Douglass 

20 Edward Fazio 

21 Judith Anne Leary 

21 John Francis Leary 

22 Catherine M. Brown 
24 Kaye Jean Altieri 
24 Dirk Jordan Leach 

24 Jayne Arthur Roffman 

25 David Mark Dulong 

25 Thomas Andrews Bourdon 

26 Kim Antonette Rinaldi 

27 Lisa Ann Hawkes 

27 Michael Anthony Puleo 

28 Ross Malcolm Brown 

28 Christine Dale Cleveland 

29 Robert Nelson, Jr. 



Parents 



Joseph V. and Ann L. (Doyle) 
Charles L. and Ellen R. (Morse) 
James E. and Mary L. (Young) 
John and Rona (Harrison) 
Francis W. Marjorie S. (Eagleson) 
Richard L. and Virginia M. (Gearin) 
George J. and June N. (Elliott) 
Frederick and Beatrice M. (Anderson) 
David A. and Roberta D. 

(MacCaughey) 
Kenneth A. and Barbara J. 

(Hendricks) 
Charles and Civitina E. (DiFazio) 
Pierre A. and Emily R. (Lever) 
Paul F. and Ursula M. (Muse) 
Richard L. and Solange A. (Olivier) 
Robert L. and Nancy W. (Pottle) 
George D. and Barbara A. (Hurkett) 
Howard T. and Jacquelin L. (Smith) 
Joseph L. and Virginia M. 

(Annichiarico) 
Marshall N. and Barbara J. (Reid) 
John F. and Mary E. (Conway) 
Frederick L. and Janet (Cairney) 
John J. and Marion A. (Sedgley) 
Leo F. and Eileen T. (Riley) 
Leo F. and Eileen T. (Riley) 
John L. and Anna L. (Brady) 
Jerome S. and Annabelle E, (Eldredge) 
William and Greta (Jordan) 
Charles S. and Norma M. (Jorgensen) 
John M. and Georgeana (Meuse) 
Leo E. and Martha L. (Hocking) 
Anthony and Dorothy L. 

(Gudbrandsen) 
Richard C. and Florence E. 

(Woodbury) 
John Arthur and Christina (Post) 
Malcolm W. and Mary E. (Richardson) 
Donald S. and Ruth V. (Hanson) 
Robert and Norma E. (Wasker) 



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Date Name of Child 

30 George Martin Livingstone, 

III 

31 Steven James Crusco 
31 Mary Elizabeth Muse 
31 Stephen Lewis Williams 



Parents 
George M. and Georgianna (Mahony) 

Thomas A. and Dorothy I. (Salucco) 
Frank E. and Sarah E. (Fennelly) 
Roger E. and Cynthia J. (Bates) 



February 

1 Stephen Scott Fernald 

4 George Michael Giglio 

6 Jo-Ann Colucello 

7 Janet Elizabeth Scherl 

7 Thomas D'Alessandro 

8 Maureen McDonald 

9 Patricia Anne Furey 

10 Juliana Byrne 

11 Robert Craig Arnold 

11 Norren Mary Sullivan 

12 Timothy Mark McCauley 

13 Cheryl Ann Dal ton 

13 Lynne Margaret Hinds 

14 Nancy Jane Canavan 
14 Francis John Doherty 
17 Deborah Jean Estes 

17 Patricia Joan Kaskons 

19 Susan Maria Zappa-la 

19 Cheryl Ann Morizzo 

19 Barry Roberts Link 

19 Vallerie Robin Link 

21 Marian Patience Hartshorne 

21 Richard Jay Rosenthal 

21 John Benjamin Plummer 

21 Robert Lamont Ginn, Jr. 

21 William Bryan Cullen 

23 John Joseph Hall 

24 Robert James Cain, Jr. 
24 Mark Frank Giuliano 

24 Sharon Jean Collins 

25 Lois Jean Thacker 

26 David Wayne Everitt 

27 Alson Hull Taylor 

28 Karen Joan Neeb 

28 Peter Eldridge Rogers 

28 Renee Laura Beville 

29 Linda Audrey Robinson 
29 Steven Avann Kelly 

29 Kristina Wildes 

29 Stephen J. Angelo 



Charles D. and Ruth M. (Moulaison) 
George M. and Mary E. (Conf alone) 
Joseph P. and Anna M. (Emerson) 
Ely and Shirley D. (Kinover) 
Joseph J. and Josephine (Benedetto) 
William T. and Ruth M. (Sweeney) 
William V. and Anne M. Davis 
Joseph M. and Patricia A. (Convery) 
Donald C. and Mary C. (Tardif) 
Eugene R. and Anne T. (McGrath) 
Donald E. and Karen M. (Hall) 
William H. and Phyllis M. (Moulaison) 
Albion W. and Lorraine R. (Surette) 
John F. and Mildred F. (Mara) 
Francis J. and Arlene J. (Reich) 
Ruben C. and Patricia A. (Cullen) 
Peter J. and Lois A. (Burbine) 
Salvatore and Gloria F. (Dunnigan) 
Rocco F. and Lucille M. (Nasella) 
Carl S. and Bernice (Wilkerson) 
Carl S. and Bernice (Wilkerson) 
Joseph M. and Marian F. (Rice) 
Sherman H. and Jacqueline C. 

(Esecson) 
Edgar A. and Charlotte M. (Johnston) 
Robert L. and Joanne M. (Bunyon) 
William J. and Muriel E. (Funk) 
Warren J. and Lillian G. (Leonard) 
Robert J. and Harriet J. (Smith) 
Frank R. and Dolores E, (Calitri) 
John H. and Elaine M. (Gallagher) 
Robert W. and Theima G. (Nieforth) 
Robert D. and Virginia (Cranston) 
Alvan A. and Patricia H. (Craib) 
Frank F. and Eleanor T. (Kenney) 
David E. and Sally A. Sawtelle 
John A. and Caroline L. (Scarano) 
Levi O. and Audrey L. (Shaw) 
Robert E. and Gertrude C. (Rylander) 
Kenneth J. and Eileen A. (Clancy) 
James E. and Nora W. (Kiluk) 



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Date Name of Child 
March 

2 Jayne Elizabeth Morgan 

2 Janice Lee Delory 

3 David H. Simpson 

3 David Harold Simpson 

4 Dianna Gail Martin 

4 Darlene Marie DeCecca 

5 Mark William Evans 
5 Richard Paul Furness 

5 Eleanor Elizabeth Greene 

5 Kenneth Ernest Bruce 

6 Kathy Ann McCluskey 

7 John Dennis Shanahan, III 

9 Katherine Madeline Economou 

10 Deborah Christine Flight 

11 Robert Paul Iosua 

11 Norman Baxter Taylor, Jr. 

11 Lawrence Eugene Gagne, Jr. 

12 Robert Gordon Stoddart 

13 Bonnie Jean Higgins 

16 Diane Marguerite Simpson 

16 Janet Marie Iosua 

17 Robert Wayne Sweetser 

18 John Avery Hancock 

18 Richard Sheffield Brennan 

19 Debra Lee Hewitt 

19 Kevin Patrick Crowley 

19 John Henry Hugo 

20 James Richard Contant 

20 Donald Boyd Ramos, Jr. 

21 Catherine Mary Stanton 
21 Sandler (Twins) 
21 Sandler 

21 Kathy Ann Mario 

21 Linda Lee Prentice 

22 Bradley Alan Smith 
22 Cathy Lynn Hartford 

22 Cheryl Ann Cunningham 

22 Paul Joseph Murphy 

22 Deborah Ann Morin 

22 Maureen Ann Mulcahy 

23 Donald Powys Foulds 

23 Brian John Donnelly 

25 David Harold Bendroth 



Parents 

George H. and Alyce M. (Flynn) 
William H. and Gertrude R. 

(Malonson) 
Charles A. and Helen B. (Hawkes) 
Charles A. and Helen B. (Hawkes) 
William F. and Martha A. 

(MacMillan) 
Ralph P. and Barbara A. (Whitney) 
Richard L. and Dorothy E. (Reeder) 
Herbert J. F. and Lillian N. (Heath) 
Donald S. and Helen M. (Penney) 
Ernest W. and Edith M. (Hagberg) 
Lawrence J. and Jean M. (Rowe) 
John D. Jr. and Elizabeth C. (Beane) 
Chris J. and Hazel A. (Kurkjian) 
Harold S. and Eleanor (Moulton) 
Michael D. and Barbara J. (Bird) 
Norman B. and Rose J. (Lanzillo) 
Lawrence E. and Dorothy A. (Shea) 
Blanchard K. and Joan C. (McLeod) 
Michael J. and Jeanne F. (Collins) 
Herbert L. and Marion F. 

(Richardson) 
Joseph P. and Mary J. (Riccelli) 
Irving H. and Joan L. (Keith) 
Robert F. and Janice K. (Davis) 
Marshall M. and Phyllis (Miller) 
Robert N. and Mary J. (Meuse) 
John R. and Catherine J. A. 

(McMullen) 
Charles T. and Geraldine V. (Duncan) 
Richard W. and Helen E. (Hume) 
Donald B. and Mary R. (Anderson) 
Martin and Anne P. (Connelly) 
Harry and Beatrice (Packer) 
Harry and Beatrice (Packer) 
Thomas H. and Gail A. (Kincaid) 
Gordon M. and Loretta D. (Couchon) 
Jack and Jane (Madel) 
Allen E. and Jeanne C. (Smith) 
Ray R. and Bette A. (Gourley) 
John J. Jr. and Frances M. (Longo) 
Arthur J. and Mary B. (Gregorio) 
Robert J. and Nancy L. (Terry) 
Powys A. L. and Marion I. 

(MacCorkle) 
Edward J. and Florence F. (Ingraham) 
Harold W. and Carolyn S. (Bowen) 



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Date Name of Child 
25 Andrea Lynn Pearson 
Linda Karen Rice 
Deborah Ann Sheppard 
Ellen Murray 
William Herbert Round 
Elaine Claire Lessa 
Susan Elaine White 
Scott Andrew Clancy 
Beverly Ann Forgione 
Kevin Paul Conway 
April 

1 Earl Vincent DeCarli 
John David Crocker 
David James White 
Mark Edward Classen 
Cheryl Dorothy Green 
John David Nutile 
Brenda Hope Miller 



25 
26 
26 
26 
27 
28 
30 
30 
31 



6 Daniel John Malcolm 

7 Peter Joseph Falabella 
7 Marjorie Ann Lander 

7 Wanda Lee Cresta 

9 Robert Steven Squires 

11 Lawrence James Dwyer 

11 Joseph Michael Dillon 

14 John Michael Furrier 

14 Glenn David Dolbeare 

15 Nancy Jean Weicker 

16 Jon Dennis Coughlin 
16 Diane P. McLaughlin 

18 Paul Martin Fahey 

19 Daniel W. Donaldson 

19 Scott Wayne Daniels 

20 Audrey Alma Anderson 
23 Richard James McGrath 

25 John Henry Rush, Jr. 

25 Paul Alexander Klapes 

25 Naomi Bucchio 

26 Richard Guttadauro 

27 Kathleen Marion O'Brien 

27 Mary Kathleen Weithofer 

28 Douglas Robert Meuse 

28 Jaye Susan Venuti 

29 Karen Marie Hurton 
29 John Francis Boyle 

29 Charles Ralph Giorgio 

30 Mark Edward DeWolf 



Parents 
Ernest W. and Evelyn M. (Fogg) 
Winston S. and Carol J. (Crocker) 
Lawrence W. and Claire I. (Gerrior) 
David J. and Mary J. (Crowley) 
William H. and Olive M. (Geddis) 
Michael C. and Claire F. (Dooley) 
Paul E. and Barbara A. (Guttadauro) 
John V. and Barbara A. (Vogt) 
Joseph A. and Corinne J. (Aretusi) 
Joseph M. and Ruth M. (Tenney) 

Earl V. and Eugenia F. (Scalon) 
Herbert R. and Sophie T. (Yazinka) 
George J. and Ann E. (Foley) 
Edward R. and Beverley A. (Breen) 
John J. and Dorothy (Frink) 
Albert L. and Lillian L. (Anderson) 
Harvey S. and Marilyn G. 

(Goldenfield) 
William M. and Shirley L. (Cushing) 
Benjamin and Martha A. (Garbenis) 
Harvey J. and Shirley (Baum) 
Sam G. and Virginia F. (Spinney) 
Richard E. and Sally M. (Zaccone) 
Maurice J. and Ann W. (Jouanet) 
Robert E. and Elizabeth J. (Cotter) 
John M. and Elaine M. (Hayes) 
Robert P. and Lorraine A. (Gerry) 
William H. and Jean (Carlson) 
John J. and Eleanor C. (O'Connell) 
David A. and Eunice E. (Quinn) 
Kenneth J. and June M. (Kelleher) 
Charles F. and Ruth M. (Silliker) 
Gordon E. and Beverly E. (Peterson) 
Willis C. and Shirley M. (Gadde) 
Frances C. and Florence C. 

(Berrigan) 
John H. and Justina A. (Hamilton) 
Alexander C. and Gloria (Davidson) 
Alexander and Marie A. (Matanza) 
James P. and Dorothea A. (Galvin) 
John J. and Hazel I. (Seeley) 
Frank W. and Marian R. (Conarchy) 
Peter A. and Catherine R, (Meuse) 
William B. and Concetta (Modica) 
Thomas G. and Margaret R. (Sullivan) 
Albert P. and Dorothy M. (Taylor) 
Carmen and Helen (Sacco) 
Charles W. and Clare A. (Butler) 



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TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date Name of Child 

May 

1 Susan Elizabeth Brown 

4 Glenn Stephen Sorensen 

4 Pamela Jean Penta 

4 Steven Malcolm Opland 

6 Russell Barry Duncan 

7 Joy Alice Collamore 

7 Patricia Gearin 

8 Debra Lyn Delmege 

8 Elena Marie Donovan 

9 Margaret Mary Frappier 

9 Deborah May Rudolph 

9 Arthur Ellsbere Campbell 

10 William John Rice 

11 Charles Anthony Harrow 
11 Deborah Wright Cheever 

11 David John Herook 

12 Pamela Jean Court 

13 Clifford Manuel Silva 

14 Candace Anne Martino 

14 Christopher Scott Zarba 

15 Debra Ellen Melanson 
15 Janice Louise Green 
15 Margaret Mary Green 

15 Valerie June Stevens 

16 Lisa Ann Ross 

17 Sharon A. Sardella 

18 Tobey Virginia Louise Packard 

19 Paul James Evangelista 

19 Donald Edward MacQuarrie 

20 Joan Fitzgibbons 

20 Jean Fitzgibbons 

21 Marianne Frances Stewart 
21 Brian Frances Staunton 

21 Martha Grace Surdam 

22 Mary Claire Griffin 

23 Lou Ann Hallorn 
25 Robert John Rosselle 
25 George Roberto, Jr. 

27 Diane Marie Drebit 

28 Charles Gardner Campbell 
28 David Joshua White 

30 Carolyn Ann Kuklinski 

31 David Paul Malonson 

June 

1 Pamela Ann Lecourt 

1 Paul Joseph Zagaja 



Parents 

Judson G. and Marjorie A. (Sprague) 
George T. and Grace S. (Sorensen) 
Albert N. and Constance M. (Weare) 
Malcolm N. and Domenica (Battaglia) 
Russell B. and Barbara A. (Surette) 
Raymond L. and Alice G. (O'Connor) 
Robert P. and Barbara A. (Hayes) 
James W. and Nancy (Hilton) 
James F. and Norma M. (Storti) 
Victor A. and Margaret F. 

(McGandless) 
Francis B. and Doris (Brown) 
Eugene E. and Janet (Magee) 
Charles A. and Mary T. (Mahoney) 
Edgar E. and Evelyn Y. (Byrnes) 
Richard C. and Ruth M. (Atkinson) 
John T. and Jacqueline E. (Ilsley) 
Ormsby L. and Marjorie L. (Baker) 
Richard A. and Rita E. (Morneau) 
Dominic P. and Shirley M. (Rutledge) 
Christopher J. and Carla A. (Conrey) 
James H. and Natalie E. (Cutcliffe) 
Henry J. and Charlotte C. (Harper) 
Henry J. and Charlotte C. (Harper) 
Harry D. and Mary E. (Pica) 
Albert A. and Ruth A. (Kelsen) 
Stephen J. and Susan C. (Iandosca) 
Arthur R. and Olga C. (Cotillo) 
Louis P. and Dorothy J. (Borthwick) 
Gilbert J. and Thelma M. (Larkin) 
Daniel J. and Jean M. (Lane) 
Daniel J. and Jean M. (Lane) 
Charles L. and Mary F. (Terravecchia) 
Harold E. and Antolina (Sikora) 
Paul D. and Janice (Kirk) 
Albert W— and Mary E. (Seabury) 
Thomas W. and Lorraine M. (Smith) 
John R. and Elizabeth B. (Emmons) 
George and Barbara A. (Ryan) 
Benjamin S. and Alvina M. (Nardone) 
Joseph W. and Helen G. (Chapman) 
James C. and Lena J. (Roberto) 
Ernest F. and Ann (Kerrigan) 
Gerald E. and Jacqueline M. (Cote) 



Joseph H. and Florence G. (Kellogg) 
Edward J. and Gladys L. (Ulatowski) 



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Date Name of Child 

2 Cathleen Louise Foley 

3 Thomas William Webber 
5 Julia Thersa Kirmes 

5 Kevin Francis O'Brien 

7 Joanne Kendrick 

7 Brent Michael Gregorio 

9 Cindy Jane Muise 

10 Sharon Marie Burbine 

10 Brian Alan Carey 

12 Donna Marie Kimball 

12 Barbara Louise Schloss 

13 Daniel Ralph Heselton 

14 Robert Charles Cahill 

14 Laureen Frances Sullivan 

14 William Thomas Bilton 

15 Debra Ann MacLeod 

16 Catherine Ann Galenius 

16 George Gary Flibotte 

17 Dana Steven Quinn 
20 Donna Ann Dennis 

20 Lynda Ann Mahoney 

21 Patricia Averill Davis 

21 Karen Mary Collins 

22 Mark Alan Lozzi 

22 Robert Martin Coyne 

25 Edward Norman Ford 
27 Peter Alan Lundquist 

27 Catherine Victoria Panek 

26 David Lawrence Muise 

26 Peter Gerald Chapman 
25 James Anthony Ventura 

27 Amy Louise Shellenberger 

27 Joseph Anthony Albani, 3rd 

28 Shelley Truesdale Hunt 

28 Christina Marie Tecce 

29 William Alan Collins 
29 Kevin John Leaby 

29 Allen Winch Sanborn 

30 Barry Joel Friedman 

30 Kenneth Charles Arsenault 

30 Cheryl Denise Roberts 

July 

2 Thomas Alfred O'Reilly 

3 Ralph Joseph Burke, Jr. 
3 Stephen Stratton 

3 Christopher David Kearney 



Parents 

Robert E. and Polly H. (Phillips) 
George J. and Barbara H. (Spence) 
Victor C. and Madeline J. (LoFaro) 
Frances C. and Claire A. (Sliney) 
Edward R. and Marion A. (Butler) 
Alfred F. and Patricia A. (Martin) 
Irving L. and Jacquelyn M. (White) 
Louis F. and Rose M. (Luciano) 
George P. and Louise R. (Mills) 
Robert E. and Jean L. (Palmerino) 
James S. and Elizabeth C. (Edson) 
Ralph A. and Claudette M. (Faucher) 
James F. and Marie C. (Antetomaso) 
Francis E. and Eileen M. (Maguire) 
William T. and Lillian R. (Julian) 
Ronald R. and Janet (Thompson) 
Norman J. and Beatrice A. (Brennan) 
Richard F. and Irma G. (Tassi) 
Robert P. and Carol J. (Hawkes) 
John F. and Patricia A. (Burke) 
Edward P. and Rosina M. (Roberto) 
Harold F. and Phyllis A. (Lewis) 
Kenneth R. and Mary J. (Quay) 
Feliciano and Marie T. (Sousa) 
John F. and Margaret G. (O'Neil) 
Edward L. and Shirley J. (Kinsey) 
John and Charlotte L. (Grover) 
John W. and Victoria M. (Jamroz) 
Lawrence A. and Isabelle M. 

(MacDonald) 
Richard P. and Delia M. (DeViller) 
Rosaria J. and Helen M. (DeMarco) 
Homer M. and Janet L. (Robertson) 
Joseph A. Jr. and Delia Ann 

(DelRossi) 
Robert E. and Mary E. (Wells) 
Lawrence S. and Concetta R. (Arena) 
John F. and Ruth M. (Carey) 
Vincent T. and Anna J. (Wienart) 
George W. and Gloria A. (Frasco) 
Norman and Marilyn (Lederman) 
Francin L. and Evelyn L. (Lawrence) 
Wilfred C. and Marjorie E. (Pierce) 



Thomas J. and Catherine A. (Walk) 
Ralph J. and Jean M. (Whitford) 
Graham and Edna (Witham) 
Gerald J. and Grace C. (Hallhan) 



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TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date Name of Child 

5 Robert Merrill Belmonte 

5 Cynthia Ann Perry 

6 Martha Rose Carter 

6 Keith Justin Laughlin 

6 Kevin Joseph Laughlin 

7 Kevin Francis Gilmartin 

7 Raymond Dominic Cacciatore 

8 Kennith Charles Doucette 

9 Janet Marie Parsons 
10 Barnaby Edwin Wray 

10 Lawrence DeGaravilla 

11 Karen Rosati 

12 Barbara Jean Dolan 

12 Robert Paul Leis 

13 Kevin Philip Halle 

13 William Warren Backer 

14 John Robert Souza 

16 Christopher John Callanan 

17 Jamie Lee Rowell 

18 Brenda Lynn Kalandyk 

19 Clayton Stephen Atkins 

20 Steven Wayne Kanchuga 

20 Gary David Mosher 

21 Kevin Lawrence Foley 

21 Robin Marie Berardinagelo 

22 Thomas John Grady 

23 Debora Ann Dulong 

23 Barbara Jean Holland 

24 Robert Francis Ducey 

24 Barbara Mary E'gan 

25 Audrey Sue Baron 

26 Timothy Edward Moran 

27 Nancy Collins 

28 Paul Gerald Burton 
28 Mark Scott Mosher 

31 Cynthia Anna Malonson 

31 Frederick James Carisella 

31 Stephen Breton 

31 Donald Robert Morin 

August 

1 Dana Louis Wright 

1 Paul Curtis Smith 

1 Barbara Jean Hurton 

2 Charles Peter Rolling 

2 Kenneth Paul Izzett 

3 Mariamie Sullivan 



Parents 
Louis A. and Geraidine M. (Yates) 
Clifton A. and Marion E. (Ross) 
James S. and Ruth T. (Scheflsch) 
Harry J. and Dorothy L. (King) 
Harry J. and Dorothy L. (King) 
James J. and Ann A. (LaBlanc) 
Dominic A. and Shirley M. (Parrott) 
Harold A. and Mary M. (Maltby) 
Charles E. and Rose Faragi 
Kurt L. and Ruth A. (Goodrich) 
Richard C. and Rose M. (Guzzetta) 
Richard J. and Mary R. (Tine) 
Thomas F. and Alma E. (Mullett) 
Robert F. and Pauline A. (McDonald) 
Mitchell J. and Helen C. (Campbell) 
Robert O. and Claire L. (Dodge) 
John and Margaretha (Auringer) 
James J. and Bernice A. (O'Leary) 
Warren A. and Frances A. Roeder 
Frank K. Jr. and Eunice A. (Green) 
James R. and Mary L. (Pierce) 
Robert P. and Eva E. (Harcovitz) 
Robert B. and Audrey J. (Hatfield) 
John F. and Rosemarie C. 

(Evangelista) 
Alderio F. and Evelyn A. (Doucette) 
James F. and Martina E. (O'Hara) 
James A. and Nancy (Marsh) 
Charles K. and Ruth M. (Lister) 
Francis X. and Mary R. (Sullivan) 
Charles J. and Mary M. (Bonito) 
David and Thelma (Citron) 
Edward B. and Elizabeth L. 

(Davenport) 
John J. and Elizabeth (Morrison) 
Gerald F. and Barbara D. (Ingallis) 
Burr, J., Jr. and Joan (Finneran) 
Paul J. and Joan E. (Fankouser) 
Vincent J. and Joan N. (English) 
Gerard E. and Edith F. (Leone) 
Edward L. Jr. and Lorraine C. (Ryan) 



Harry A. and Ruth (Schooles) 
George R. and Mary F. (Malonson) 
Thomas E. and Mary T. (Beane) 
Robert P. and Ruth L. (Johnston) 
Gerald W. and Barbara (Carbone) 
William R. and Margaret (Noe) 



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Date Name of Child 

3 Barbara Jean Carey 

3 Maria Kiki Canatselos 

3 James Louis Patch, Jr. 

3 Debra Ann Versaw 

3 Randal George Wilkins 

4 Marilyn Seibert 

4 Janice Elaine Roberto 

5 George William Satkowski 
5 Sherrie Lyn Martin 

5 James Leonard Peters 

5 Mark Gerard Spencer 

9 Mary Ellen Russell 

10 Robert Frederick Marsden 

10 Barbara Jean Nelson 

11 Grant Joseph Donovan 

12 Frank Joseph Taibbi 
12 Cathy Joan Mansfield 

12 Mark Hayden Litchfield 

13 Joanne Marie Ronca 

13 Melissa Jane Reed 

14 Vincent James Gorey 
14 Andrea Louise Lamy 
16 Linda Joan Anthony 

16 Stephen Edmund Doherty 

17 Laurie Marie Barsanti 

17 Robert Richard Butters, Jr. 

19 Bonnie Jean Pudsey 

22 Susan Ann Maloney 

23 Robert Marshall Avjian 

24 Lombard 

25 Lorraine Anne Cochrane 

26 Peter Michael Richards 

26 Michael Floyd Mackey 

27 Mary Ellen Stebbins 
27 Kenneth George Ux 

27 Linda Irene Cook 

28 Mark William O'Brien 

29 Joseph Peter Jack, Jr. 
31 Jeanne Marie Shiel 

31 Richard John Cashin 

September 

2 Mark Allen Sullivan 

2 Cynthia Anne Munn 



Parents 
Thomas P. and Jacqueline 

(Overstreet) 
Charles G. and Anna (Galanaki) 
James L. and Joyce A. (Porter) 
Robert J. and Cynthia M. (Atwater) 
George R. and Phyllis M. (Moore) 
Julien C. and Elizabeth C. (Heinlein) 
Johan J., Jr. and Joan C. (Salvati) 
William B. and Dorothy M. (McAbee) 
Richard C. and Dorothy J. 

(Stockwell) 
George A. and Elizabeth A. (Johnson) 
Arthur C. and Charlotte P. (Iverson) 
Edgar J. and Mary A. (Lazzaro) 
Henry and Eleanor F. (Moran) 
John W. and Ida M. (Jarva) 
Alfred M. and Maureen H. (Murphy) 
Joseph and Joan S. (Burke) 
Frederick A. and Joan M. (Stoltz) 
Chester S. Jr. and Jane H. (Hayden) 
William M. and Marie A. (LaFreniere) 
Gardner C. and Priscilla L. (Swett) 
Vincent and Rita (Schefisch) 
Joseph J. and Lois A. (Eales) 
Richard P. and Phyllis E. (Kenney) 
Charles J. and Marie A. (Clifford) 
Fernando J. and Mary L. (Sullivan) 
Robert R. and Ethel F. (Cain) 
Eugene O. and Priscilla F. (Bartlett) 
Walter V., Jr. and Marguerite E. 

(Donovan) 
Albert W. and Margaret J. (Coakley) 
Maynard F. and Margaret J. 

(Campbell) 
Milton A. and Elaine V. (Bunker) 
Frederick W. and Mary S. (DeMarco) 
Harvel E., Jr. and Patricia A. 

(Lenney) 
Clarence W. and Alice M. (Beane) 
George T. and Joan E. (Houghton) 
William K. and Irene K. (Schanz) 
James J. and Helen J. (Lucey) 
Joseph P. and Mary J. (Ronca) 
James and Ellen T. (Nestor) 
Michael J. and Mildred (McGee) 

Patrick J. and Ethel M. (Gutro) 
George E. and Margaret C. 
(MacDonald) 



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Date Name of Child 

2 Lorraine Evelyn Powers 

3 Donald Carleton MacQuarrie 

4 Carol Lynn Fish 
4 Sheryl Ann Rowe 

4 Martin Laird Hubbard 

6 Karen Ann MacDonald 

7 Mary Ann Mclntire 

9 Brent Anthony Cerullo 

9 Margaret Teresa Vogt 

9 David Daniel Simmons 

10 Pamela S. Billings 

10 Richard Jay Cambone 

12 Ellen Marie Ring 

12 Jeffrey Allen Wakefield 

13 Charles Lawrence Pizzano, Jr. 
13 Janet Marie McConville 

13 Thomas Paul Curran 

14 Kim Ellen Morgan 

14 Derek Paul Jones 

15 Gay Ellen Wishart 

15 Kerry Anne Brennan 

15 Janet Frances Jordon 

16 Jeffrey William Browne 
18 Bruce Alan Wallace 

18 Rosalie Terravecchia 

19 Donald William Sheehan 

21 Jeanne Frances McKowen 

21 Peter Joseph Ronan 

22 Susan Sullivan 

22 Virginia Eileen Mangan 

23 Peter David Byrne 
23 Karen Leslie Byrnes 

23 Deborah Ann Raymond 

24 Karen Jean Kleiner 
24 Jay Frederick Moore 

24 Thomas Jay Michielutti 

25 Robin Joan DuBay 

26 Elaine Margaret Kittery 

26 Susan Ann Barry 

27 Heather Susan Tadgell 
27 Jill Barbara Buckland 
29 William Edward King 

29 Robert James Bridges, Jr. 
October 

2 Karen Ann Robbins 

3 Mark John Howland 

3 Andrea Leigh Howland 



Parents 
Thomas D. and Evelyn V. (Gott) 
Peder C. and June F. (Moran) 
Robert E. and Marie E. (Hadad) 
James E. and Lois A. (Sleeper) 
William D. and Eunice M. (Bance) 
Alexander J. and Elizabeth A. 

(Jordan) 
John G. and Rosemary U. (Norton) 
Anthony and Lorraine R. (Johnson) 
George H. and Bridget A. (Selmser) 
Sydney S. and Nancy J. (Kent) 
Wallace E. and Mildred (Semmons) 
Arthur L. and Nancy G. (DeVita) 
Robert P. and Evelyn M. (Burgess) 
Elmore H. and Joyce B. (Cross) 
Charles L. and Carol M. (Wortman) 
Henry B. and Muriel M. (Shaw) 
Charles P. and Kathryn J. (Cassidy) 
Francis L. and Evelyn L. (Greenleaf) 
Homer W. and Joan E. (Cosman) 
John J. and Barbara A. (Greene) 
William R. and Dorothy G. (Parsons) 
Henry J. and Jeanette C. (Levesque) 
Whitman S., Jr. and Ruby A. (Brown) 
Howard A., Jr. and Ethel C. (Pickell) 
Peter J. and Josephine C. (Consolo) 
Richard W. A. and Elizabeth J. 

(Kennerley) 
Francis S. and Verna J. (Knightly) 
Christopher L. and Rita P. (Fahey) 
Edward J. and Claire T. (Fitzgerald) 
Frank J. and Ruth M. (Eason) 
David M. and Priscilla A. (Toner) 
Donald B. and Beatrice L. (Seavey) 
Leo J. and Isabelle R. (Bessette) 
Gale H. and Beverley J. (Skidmore) 
John L. and Jean G. (Leman) 
Renzo P. and Patricia A. (Collins) 
Charles R. and Virginia J. (Colemon) 
James R. and Marjorie D. (Muise) 
James J. and Rita M. (Dumont) 
Robert E. and Helen I. (Benner) 
Forest A. and Joan B. (Howe) 
John M. and Lillian M. (Stoddart) 
Robert J. and Sadie B. (Ciccolo) 

Joseph A. and Jean M. (Catalano) 
Richard W. and Cecile G. (Berard) 
Richard W. and Cecile G. (Berard) 



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Date Name of Child 

4 John Linden Rees 

6 Scott Winfield Greenough 

7 Nancy Anne Paulson 

7 Michael Stephen Poirier 

9 David William Southerland 

10 Janet Susan Thomas 

10 Catherine Anne Delory 

13 Charles Joseph Bartlett 

14 Richard Charles Decker 
16 Jay Wesley Peterson 

16 Donald Joseph Yasi 

16 Mary Julia Burns 

16 John Robert Jenks 

20 Gerri-Ann Denning 

23 Theresa Marie Flynn 

24 Thomas Frederick Byrne, Jr. 

28 Karen Jean Raffael 

29 Andrea Jean Louzan 
31 Donald Carl Sowyrda 
31 Patricia Ann Starr 

31 Bryant Everett Whiton 

November 

1 Marcia Anne Veale 

2 Randall Mark 

2 Phillip Alan Chetwynd 

3 Cheryl Ann Quirk 

3 Thomas Alan Gonnella 

3 Donna Jayne Halloran 

5 Mart Thea Johnson 

5 Alan Richard Bennett 

8 James Michael Grelish, Jr. 

9 Susan Barbara Chapman 
10 Russell Scott Whitney 

10 Jayne Loring Fifield 

11 Mark Holbrook Stark 

12 Paul Alan Sullo 

13 John Louis Burbine 
13 Janet Lynne Tyler 

13 Paul Douglas Watts 

14 Janet LaSpina 

15 Robert Clament Barry, Jr. 

16 Baby Burke 

16 Steven Donald Carpenter 



Parents 
James C. and Mary V. (Doucette) 
Sumner H. and Florence B. (Noyes) 
Robert E. and Carol J. (Babcox) 
Joseph F. and Barbara P. (Meade) 
William J. and Margaret M. (Buckley) 
John D. and Jennie F. (Gargaro) 
Frederick L. and Jeanne M. (Bowen) 
Charles E. and Gertrude C. 

(Callahan) 
Charles B. and Doris M. (Murphy) 
Robert W. and Caryl A. (Wilford) 
Fred Y., Jr. and Marie G. (Butera) 
Matthew J., Jr. and Barbara J. 

(Russell) 
William R. and Helen (Zappas) 
Jerome T. and Anne D. (Victor) 
John H., Sr. and Louise T. (Shea) 
Thomas F. and Mary R. (Rinaldi) 
Carman A. and Jean E. (Creedon) 
Andrew J. and Doris G. (Walsh) 
George and Ann M. (Rizya) 
John M. and Mary E. (Good) 
Everett B., Jr. and Marjorie J. 

(Feenstra) 



Edward J. and Margaret L. (Sanford) 
Franklin E. and Eleanor L. (Ruggles) 
Paul C. and Thelma S, (Hatch) 
Benedict J. and Catherine N. 

(Whelton) 
Robert H. and Lorraine M. A. 

(Bergeron) 
Donald F. and Gwyneth M. (Gunn) 
Charles E. and Carolyn J. (Cook) 
Richard A. and Ann K. (Scofield) 
James M. and Beverly M. (Gurley) 
Donald H. and Barbara W. (Grainger) 
John W. and Audrey O. (Maclnnis) 
Richard T. and Nancy S. (Pierce) 
Irving K. and Priscilla L. (Clark) 
Anthony G. and Mary E. (Grace) 
Daniel H. and Lillian A. (Doucette) 
Robert E. and Claire E. (Graves) 
David F. H. and Nancy (Austin) 
William P. and Doris A. (Beatty) 
Robert C. and Nancy A. (Daley) 
Richard C. and Dorrothy A. (Catyh) 
Donald L. and Nancy F. (Habblitz) 



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Date Name of Child 

17 Linda Susan Fecteau 

17 Edmond Joseph Audet, 3rd 

18 Maureen Ann McCoy 

18 Phillip Anthony McCauley 

18 Mary Jayne LaVigne 

19 John Tenny Gardner 

19 Davy Robert Benedetto 

20 Diane Mary Hatch 

21 Thomas Wayne Bayrd 
21 Marijane Welford 

23 Kevin Edward Boutilier 

24 Janet Ann Larsen 

26 James Michael Brown 

27 Timothy Edward Pfeifer 
27 Gregory Paul Sheiman 

27 Kathleen Joy Anderson 

28 Robin Louise Moores 
28 Jean Alice Bethel 

28 Kathryn Anne Fitch 

29 Catherine Ann Lopes 

29 Woodrow Scott Beckford 

December 

3 Clark Stuart Harris 

6 Marianne Seaman 

7 Stephen John Brussard 
7 Mark Richard Collins 

7 David John Hegarty 

9 Paul Kevin Faulkenberry 

9 Helen Elizabeth O'Laughlin 

11 Stephen Laurence Coville 

11 Stuart Kenneth Norris 

12 Richard Dante Volpe 

12 Walter Edward Hutchinson, 

Jr. 

13 Maryl Lee Forrest 

14 Ronald Allan Moulton 

15 Karen Marie Day 

15 James Michael Brennan 

15 Michael Gordon Stilwell 

16 Lisa Ann Tecce 

16 Mary Regina Waite 

17 Charles Bradford Stoddard 

17 Lee Earl Skillings 

18 Kevin Mark Brophy 
20 Anthony Albert Deese 



Parents 

Daniel G. and Adeline M. (Ponte) 
Edmond Joseph A., Jr. and Jean L. 

(Hackett) 
Charles E. and Grace M. (McCarthy) 
George H. and Pauline T. (Muse) 
Gerald W. and Laura M. (Meuse) 
William H. and Barbara A. (Patterson) 
Alfred P. and Agnes C. (Meuse) 
Donald W. and Doris M. (Walsh) 
Charles W. and Marilyn E. (Kerr) 
Herbert S. and Rose T. (Bradford) 
Norman J. and Jean T. (Murphy) 
Fred Roger and Dorothy M. (Breault) 
Harold T. and Patricia G. 

(Hannaford) 
Melvin G. and Julie A. (Lenane) 
William F. and Germaine (Soulard) 
Sheldon E. and Martha E. (Curley) Cvr/Zjl 
George A. and Margaret H. (Wilson) 
John S., Jr. and Eileen A. (Giles) 
Peter N. and Martha B. (Kennedy) 
Joseph V. and Philomena F. (Walsh) 
Woodrow W. and Rita J. (Lombardi) 



Alfred W. and Eleanor G. (Berthel) 
Francis C. and Carol (Bair) 
Fred J. and Florence D. (McLaughlin) 
William E. and Jane D. (Patch) 
Joseph J. and Grace M. (Robinson) 
Ferris F., Jr. and Esther M. (Gaudet) 
Thomas F. and Katherine L. 

(Connolly) 
Vernon J. and Elizabeth L. (Edgett) 
Kenneth R. and Barbara J. (Ritchie) 
Dante C. and Carline F. (Daly) 
Walter E. and Lois M. (Tabor) 

George N. and Marcia B. (Hilfrank) 
George, Jr. and Doris B. (Thisle) 
Robert F. and Ruth E. (Callahan) 
John F. and Mary T. (O'Shea) 
Gordon S. and Jennifer V. (Quinn) 
Louis F., Jr. and Mary T. (Gregorio) 
Herbert R. and Mary P. Arroll 
Homer B., Jr. and Patricia B. (Fowler) 
George L. and Joan M. (Delano) 
Edward J. and Margaret M. (Shannon) 
Howard W. and Elizabeth G. (Allen) 



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Date Name of Child 

20 James Peter Nardone, Jr. 

20 Richard Frank Joyce 

20 Bruce James Bezanson 

22 Denise Ann-Marie Houde 

22 Janice MaeDermott 

23 Frank Gaeta, Jr. 

24 Robert Alan Carbone 
26 Joseph Matthew Wahl 
26 John Barry Wood 

28 Kevin Joseph McCauley 

29 Thomas Edwin Surette 

29 Airen Taylor 

30 Robin Ann Barr 

30 Michael Steven Scott 

30 Joanne E. Hayes 

30 Michele Louise Cordesco 



Parents 

James P. and Ernestine M. 

(McWhinnie) 
Francis L. and Ethel F. (Fitzgerald) 
James H. and Muriel M. (Steeves) 
Roland A. and Constance A. M. 

(Dugas) 
Kenneth R. and Katherine R. 

(Romano) 
Frank J. and Evelyn (Caruso) 
Vito J. and Mary E. (O'Donnell) 
Louis G. and Dorothy H. (Alexander) 
Victor M. and Antoinette M. (Orsini) 
Charles L. and Ellen R. (Morse) 
Robert F. and Mary L. (Whittredge) 
William H. and Patricia D. (O'Connor) 
Robert W. and Marguerite (Sanders) 
Wendell O. and Helen F. (Bonk) 
Richard W. and Caroline C. (Conner) 
Germano and Carolynn J. (McKeague) 



Record of Marriages 



Date 


Place of 
Marriage 


January 

4 Wakefield 


6 


Reading 


7 


Wakefield 


8 


Stoneham 


22 


Wakefield 


22 


Melrose 


28 


Wakefield 


28 


Cambridge 


29 


Wakefield 


30 


Wakefield 



Name 

Charles G. Canatselos 
Ana N. Galanaki 
Hiram H. Bemister 
Edith C. Olson 
Frank Bobbles, Jr. 
Joan Marie Muise 
John J. Fayle 
Lucy Ann O'Doherty 
Paul True Dion 
Emma Louise Wagner 
James M. Greelish 
Beverly M. Gurley 
John E. Lawrence 
Frances B. Emde 
Merritt H. Tenney 
Rita M. O'Brien 
Raymond Serrentino 
Vivian A. Sherrill 
Gerald W. Izzett 



Residence 



Wakefield 

Watertown 

Wakefield 

Cambridge 

Kingston, Mass. 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Stoneham 

Stoneham 

Wakefield 

Melrose 

Wakefield 

Lawrence 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Cambridge 

Wakefield 

Washington, D.C. 

Mt. Savage, Md. 



Barbara Ann Carbone 



Wakefield 



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Place of 
Date Marriage 
February 
4 Wakefield 


10 


Boston 


11 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 


18 


Winchester 


20 


Melrose 


19 


Wakefield 


23 


Wakefield 


25 


Billerica 


25 


Bedford 


25 


Wakefield 


29 


Wakefield 



March 

3 West Hartford, Conn. 



3 

10 
10 

13 
17 
20 

24 

27 



Wakefield 

Brockton 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 



Name 

Clifford J. Muse 
Beverly E. Brooks 
James F. Kidd 
Louise C. DePietro 
Paul J. DeGregory 
Florence J. Mess 
Richard S. Colman 
Julia D. Chinchillo 
Seymour William Hunter 
Ethel Teresa Reardon 
Edgar B. Read 
Helen M. Lawler 
John F. Burns 
Nancy Hodsdon 
Arthur A. Encarnacao 
Rose Mary Wright 
George A. White, Jr. 
Patricia L. Davis 
Everett L. Harrod 
Ethel Louise Henderson 
Robert E. Parker 
Jean F. Carroll 
Alban J. Lobdell, Jr. 
Nancy C. Rugg 
James T. Hennessy 
Dianne Jeanne Lewis 



Residence 

Wakefield 
Wakefield 

Melrose 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Boston 

Melrose 

Wakefield 

Boston 

Melrose 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Lockport, N. Y. 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wilmington 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 

Wakefield 



Charles Barret Morill 
Charlotte Helen Riebel 

West Hartford, Conn. 



Howard A. Bouve, Jr. 
Sylvia A. Dunham 
David Kardaseski 
Carolyn M. Porter 
Carl Philip DeSimone 
Judith Bennett 
Richard M. Munson 
Mary E. Knight 
John Alfred Collins 
Katherine R. Surrette 
Wayne P. Lanzillo 
Joan M. Darling 
Willard M. Wing 
Jeannette F. Russell 
Kenneth Grant 
H. Evelyn Crooker 



Wakefield 

Boston 

Brockton 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Newbury, N. H. 

Lynnfield Center 

Wakefield 

Marblehead 

Wakefield 



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Date 
April 
1 


Place of 
Marriage 

Arlington 


6 


Wakefield 


8 


Lynnfield 


8 


Wakefield 


8 


Lynn 


8 


Reading 


8 


Everett 


14 


Melrose 


14 


Wakefield 


14 


Reading 


15 


Danvers 


15 


Wakefield 


21 


Wakefield 


21 


Wakefield 


21 


Wakefield 


28 


Wakefield 


28 


Wakefield 


28 


Wakefield 


28 


Wakefield 


28 


Wakefield 


May 

5 


Wakefield 


6 


Wakefield 



Name 

Richard H. Oliver 
Lorraine D. Rivais 
Frank Edward Wilson 
Evelyn Beulah Atkins 
Robert M. Aldenberg 
Ruth E. Hanson 
John J. Curran, Jr. 
Helen D. Hansen 
Richard John Surette 
Marie Florence Plourde 
Robert Emmett O'Brien 
Mary Margaret Malone 
David C. Palumbo 
Lorraine R. Carpenito 
J. Kenneth Hatfield 
Barbara Hall 
Bartholomew J. Valido 
Jane Garden Tipton 
Royal Marsh MacDonald 
Ida M. Anderson 
John N. Bonomo 
Rita V. Morin 
Raymond E. Willett 
Rita A. Farnham 
Walter A. Byrnham 



Residence 



Wakefield 

Arlington 

No. Reading 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Lynnfield Center 

Wakefield 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Lynn 

Wakefield 

Reading 

Wakefield 

Everett 

Wakefield 

Reading 

Reading 

Wilmington 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Danvers 

Stoneham 

Wakefield 

Lynn 

Wakefield 



Mary A. MacDougall 

Terrence Edward Creasey Knee 

England 
Martha Claire McManamy Melrose 
William Francis Newell, Jr. Everett 
Barbara Ann Humphreys Wakefield 
John J. Gilroy Lynn 

Agnes H. Carney Wakefield 

Charles Dexter Taylor, Jr. Lynnfield 
Helen Marie Moore No. Carolina 

Kenneth H. Day Wakefield 

Priscilla I. Ormsby Wakefield 

Henry Hall Mason Farmington, Conn. 
Esther May McKenney Wakefield 

Francis W. Rose Reading 

Priscilla Louise Melanson Wakefield 



James E. Burke Wilmington 

Ann J. Cain Wakefield 

Charles Sumner Pettigrew, Jr. Lynn 
Evelyn Claire Veno Wakefield 



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TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date 
6 


Place of 
Marriage 

Wakefield 


6 


Wakefield 


7 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 


12 


Swansea 


12 


Wakefield 


12 


Hampton, N. H 


18 


Boston 


18 


Maiden 


26 


Springfield 


26 


Wakefield 


31 


Wakefield 


June 

2 


Maiden 


2 


Wakefield 


2 


Wakefield 


2 


Wakefield 


2 


Wakefield 


3 


Wakefield 


7 


Wakefield 


9 


Wakefield 


9 


Wakefield 



Maiden 



Name Residence 

Richard A. Tropiano Medford 

Diane M. Fazio Wakefield 
James Piccolo W. Medford 

Mary Terravecchia Wakefield 

Ralph J. Cusato Wakefield 

Donna J. Stanley Maiden 
Frans Stephen Maritz South Africa 

Audrey Jean Gallop Wakefield 

Robert J. Brown Wakefield 

Belva C. Rousseau Somerset 

Robert J. Wheeler Wakefield 

Diane M. Purtell Wakefield 

Ralph L. Dudley Hathorne 

Eleanor Carleton Moran Wakefield 

Arthur A. Hartung Roxbury 

Mary Jane Snow Wakefield 

Robert W. Cunningham Wakefield 

Elizabeth A. Murphy Maiden 
Douglas Moulton Schuman Wakefield 

Nancy L. Fatzinger Springfield 

Howard E. Melanson Wakefield 

Ealine Meuse Wakefield 

Robert McLeod Wakefield 

Belle M. Holloway Wakefield 



Charles Herbert Randall, Jr. Milton 
Patricia J. Davis Wakefield 

Carl J. Ducey Wakefield 

Elizabeth Ann Kenney Wakefield 

Richard M. DellaRusso Wakefield 

Patricia M. Amato Wakefield 

Richard Allan Jackman Melrose 

Paula Francis Toomey Melrose 

James H. Oliver Winthrop 

Shirley Anne Camelia Maiden 

Robert Joseph Champagne 

Pelham, N. H. 
Betty Eleanor Ford Melrose 

Frederick A. Cook Wakefield 

Sandra C. Gallo Millinockett, Maine- 
Charles S. Fair burn Lowell 
Elizabeth L. Climo Wakefield 
Richard Pierce Anderson 

Anadarko, Oklahoma 
Geraldine Keating Wakefield 

Donn S. Littlefield Needham 

Gail L. Weyland Wakefield 



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Date 
9 


Place of 
Marriage 

Wakefield 


9 


Wakefield 


10 


Winchester 


10 


Wakefield 


11 


Medford 


12 


Tewksbury 


15 


Scituate 


16 


Wakefield 


16 


Wakefield 


17 


Chelsea 


17 


Wakefield 


23 


Wakefield 


23 


Wakefield 


24 


Reading 


24 


Boston 


24 


Stoneham 


24 


Wakefield 


24 


Wakefield 




Melrose 


29 


Wakefield 


30 


Wakefield 


30 


Wakefield 


30 


Wakefield 


30 


Wakefield 



Name 
John T. Lally 
Mary E. Burns 
Creighton T. Morford 
Dorothy R. Nutile 
William E. Norris 
Janet Edith Lundin 
Rocco Philip Faragi 
Virginia Ann Robinson 
Winton Briggs 



Residence 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Findlay, Ohio 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Woburn 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 



Roberta Reardon Evansville, Indiana 



Arthur B. Fish 
Gail Metcalf 
Harry E. Malmsten 
Marion J. L. Hadley 
Alfred R. Michalowiski 
Elizabeth A. Moore 
Arthur A. Salani 
Ann Maher 
Richard A. Nutile 
Rosalie K. Kravish 
George Malcolm Smith 
Joan Agnes Mansolilio 
Frank C. Perks 
Margaret J. Stoddart 
Lawrence Brooks Edgett 
Carol Irene Fritz 
William Harold Hodsdon 
Lorraine Angela Valido 
Charles C. Modica 
Barbara Parsons 
James Lester Surette 
Joan Marie Spooner 
Ignazio Joseph Palumbo 
Patricia Ann Santoro 
Frank T. Roach, Jr. 
Dorothy M. Clark 
George A. McCloud 
Marjorie M. Kohr 
Herbert J. Paiva 
Mary C. Meuse 
William Wesley Bailey 
Sarah Louise Daley 
Eugene Maher 
Eliabeth J. McCormack 
-Kenneth J. Miller 
E. Ripley Connor 
Vincent Alicata 
Cohcetta L. Cucurullo 



Wakefield 

Tewksbury 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Brockton 

Wakefield 

Somerville 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Medford 
Stoneham 

Melrose 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 

Reading 

Wakefield 

Revere 

Wakefield 

Stoneham 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Lynn 

Lynn 

Medford 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Boston 

Melrose, Mass. 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Burlington 

Wakefield 

Lawrence 

Wakefield 



168 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date 
30 


Place of 
Marriage 
Reading 


July 

1 


Wakefield 


7 


Wakefield 


7 


Wakefield 


8 


Stoneham 


8 


Wakefield 


8 


Wakefield 


11 


East Boston 


11 


Wakefield 


14 


Maiden 


14 


Wakefield 


15 


Medford 


19 


Wakefield 


19 


Wakefield 


27 


Hampton, N 


28 


Rockland 


28 


Boston 


29 


Melrose 


29 


Wakefield 


31 


Wakefield 


August 
3 


Wakefield 


4 


Wakefield 



Name 
Gordon Louis Muise 
Rita J. Tower 



Residence 

Wakefield 

Reading 



Charles W. Longfellow 

East Hartford, Conn. 

Elaine R. Porter Wakefield 

Bruce F. Buckler Reading 

Joan Leo Horrigan Wakefield 

Robert J. Connell Wakefield 

Rita M. Mahoney Wakefield 

John Donald Colman Wakefield 

Margaret Jean Pratt Stoneham 

George F. Hanright Wakefield 

Sandra Bell Johnson Wakefield 

Anthony Pace Charlestown 

Phyllis T. Taibbi Wakefield 

Michael Madica East Boston 

Vincenza Scarano Wakefield 

Roy H. Layton, Jr. Wakefield 

Marilyn J. Guile Wakefield 

Wilbur P. Robinson Wakefield 

Katherine M. Kaelin Medford 

Harold James Liberty, Jr. Wakefield 

Mary Anna King Wakefield 

Asa P. Siggens, Jr. Wakefield 

Mary J. Byrne Medford 

David M. Casey Wilmington 

Elinor M. White Wakefield 
John Frederick Lunt Danville, Maine 

Marilynn Jean Manges Wakefield 
Peder Christopher MacQuarrie 

Wakefield 

June Frances Moran Wakefield 

Gerald Francis Cronin Wakefield 

Helen G. O'Brien Rockland 

John Joseph Stewart, Jr. Scituate 

Stephanie W. Smith Wakefield 

Frank Joseph Tatro Wakefield 

Irene M. Daman Wakefield 

Walter E. Meuse, Jr. Wakefield 

Muriel A. St. Clair Wakefield 

Clarence H. Stone No. Reading 

Laura P. Ring Wakefield 

William R. Townsend Middleton 

Jean A. LeFave Wakefield 

Leo Thomas Spang Wakefield 

Rachel Marie Clark Wakefield 



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Place of 
Date Marriage 
4 Wakefield 

4 Maiden 



4 


Maiden 


4 


Wakefield 


5 


Wakefield 


5 


Salem 


11 


Windham, N. H, 


11 


Windham, N. H, 


6 


Bedford 


11 


Wakefield 


12 


Lynn 


16 


Wakefield 


17 


Wakefield 


18 


Wakefield 


19 


Wakefield 


21 


Cambridge 


25 


Boston 


26 


Woburn 


26 


Braintree 


30 


Wakefield 


September 


1 


Mattapan 


1 


Wakefield 



Newton 



Name 

James E. Beherrell 

Patricia A. Boucher 

Frederick W. Murray 

Shirley Weeks 

Louis R. Patch 

Margaret M. Dolan 

Donald George MacLeod 

Geraldine Mary Quinzio 

Robert C. Williams 

Madeleine M. Paiva 

John G. Govostes 

Eleanor Nikitin 

John Francis Donegan 

Annette Marie Haling 

John Robert Layton 

Donna Evelyn Swanson 

Donald Charles Banks 

Claire Ellen Costello 

Howard P. Trites, Jr. 

Irene J. Weinzbowski 

James M. Scott 

A. Yvonne Grady 

Elliot H. Robinson 

Maureen C. Baldwin 

William G. Garrett 

Edith Mary Collins 

Mark K. Odiorne 

Barbara Ann Glendenning 

Albert St. Hilaire, Jr. 

Audrey M. Simpson 

Robert Curley 

Dorothy Hockman 

Robert Dana Upton 

Maurine Jane McFague 

David H. Palmer Lynnfield Center 

T. Elizabeth Johnson Wakefield 

George L. Castine Reading 

Daisy M. White Wakefield 

James Burton McGovern No. Reading 

Lorraine Elizabeth Jewett Reading 



Lawrence J. Fitzgerald Wakefield 

Ann Marguerite Corboy Mattapan 

Richard H. Boucher Wakefield 

Alice E. Ames Wakefield 

Michael A. Cicciarelli Wakefield 

Ann L. Unrig Stoneham 



Residence 

Lynnfield Center 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Medford 

Melrose 

Melrose 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Woburn 

Wakefield 

Lynnfield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Saugus 

Wakefield 

Lynn 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Lynn 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Boston 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Cambridge 

Wakefield 

Milton 



170 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date 
2 


Place of 

Marriage 

Wakefield 


2 


Wakefield 


3 


Maiden 


8 


Wakefield 


8 


Wakefield 


8 


Wakefield 


9 


Woburn 


9 


Newton 


9 


Stoneham 


9 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 


14 


Swampscott 


15 


Reading 


15 


Wakefield 


15 


Wakefield 


16 


Wakefield 


16 


Wakefield 


23 


Wakefield 


29 


Wakefield 


29 


No. Reading 


30 


Wakefield 


October 

6 Wakefield 



6 Wakefield 



Name 
Donald E. Smith 
Joan C. MacDonald 
William F. Johnston 
Betsy A. Batchelder 
Zenar Ambrozik 
Catherine M. McHugh 
Gordon E. Thayer 
Beverly A. Boyd 
John J. Good 
Carol Gerrish 
John F. O'Hare 
Mary A. Hall 
Robert P. Gallo 
Coleen E. McHugh 
Francis Leo Ryan 
Alma Margareta Becker 
Michael F. Ledoux 
Winifred A. Abbott 
Thomas William Roberts 
Eleanor Marion Lee 
Arthur G. Melling 
Patricia M. Riley 
Clifford S. Farwell 
Mildred C. Pearl 
Richard C. Heselton, Jr. 
Nancy J. Perillo 
George Frederick Keegan 
Elizabeth Jean Robinson 
William C. Bonner 
Geraldine Ann Walsh 
William S. Schille 
Roberta E. Riley 
Earl Clayton Warnock 
Frances Judith Collins 
Daniel E. Wilder 
Elizabeth Ruth McCauley 
William F. Schacht, Jr. 
Glenna E. Newhall 
Leslie Owen Griffith 
June R. Cooke 
Kenneth R. Bostrom 
Charlene E. Gibson 



John E. Stevens 
Rita A. Marotta 
Harold E. Keyes, Jr. 
Barbara I. Malone 



Residence 

Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Stoneham 
Wakefield 
Medford 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 

Melrose 

Brighton 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Woburn 

Auburndale 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Stoneham 

Melrose 
Wakefield 

Melrose 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Swampscott 

Reading 
Wakefield 

Melrose 

Melrose 

Allston 
Wakefield 

Maiden 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Watertown 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 
No. Reading 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 



Lynn 

Melrose 

No. Easton 

Wakefield 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



171 



Place of 
Date Marriage 



Name 



Residence 



13 



14 



13 



14 



19 



20 



20 



20 



20 



21 



21 



21 



21 



27 



Wakefield 

Reading 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 
Somerville 
Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Lynnfield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Chelsea 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 



Roxbury 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 

Reading 
Wakefield 
Wakefield 



27. Wakefield 



George Michael Riordon 

Virginia Gladys Melanson 

David Warren Redfearn 

Ethel Linda Vidito 

Donald C. Taylor 

Katherine P. Perry 

Walter A. Heim Jamaica Plain 

Patricia Phyllis Cerrone Wakefield 

Albert Faragi Saugus 

Lorraine Doris Boccelli Wakefield 

Raymond Salvatore Magliozzi, Jr. 

Medford 
Celia Ann Loconzolo 
Joseph Hector Surette 
Barbara Lorraine Dulong 
Harold L. Coneeny, Jr. 
Rose I. McLaughlin 
Gordon Bruce Thorne 
Joyce Ethel Hune 
James J. Millerick 
Catherine Surette 
Robert E. Dempster 
Carolyn J. Shelton 

Charles T. Nash 
Grace F. Layer 

Robert W. Littlewood 
Charlotte N. Woodward 

Ivor D. Hartley 
Josephine P. Conneil 

Frank Sheldon Mage 
Joan L. Drinkwater 

Gordon Douglas Atkinson, Jr. Maiden 
Elaine Marie MacWilliams Wakefield 

Herold F. Doherty 
Kathleen A. Gillespie 
Kenneth Worcester Dow 
Mary Elizabeth Mohan 

Samuel F. Ramey, Jr. 
Mary Diana Cardone 

Thomas F. Johnston 
Anne J. Matheson 

James Francis Kripp, Jr 
Jean Marie Stevens 

Thomas W. Caplis 
Margaret McKittrick 



Wakefield 

Lynn 

Melrose 

Somerville 

Wakefield 

Melrose 

Melrose 

So. Hamilton 
Wakefield 

Wakefield 
Maiden 

Wakefield 
Moumee, Ohio 

Wakefield 
Lynn 

Wakefield 
Westford 

Lynnfield Ctr. 
Wakefield 



Woburn 
Wakefield 

Florida 
Melrose 

Wakefield 
Chelsea 

Wollaston; 
Wakefield 

Melrose 
Melrose 

Florida 
Wakefield 



172 



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Place of 


Date 


Marriage 


28 


East Boston 


28 


Wakefield 


November 


2 


Reading 


3 


Wakefield 


4 


Wakefield 


5 


Medford 


10 


Somerville 


10 


Wakefield 


11 


Wakefield 


11 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 


12 


Wakefield 



Name 
Manuel F. Costa 
Maryanna Rock 
Alan R. King 
Helen M. Santoro 



15 



17 



17 



17 



18 



18 



21 



24 



24 



Reading 



Wakefield 



Cambridge 



Lexington 



Maiden 



Reading 



Wakefield 



Wakefield 



Wakefield 



Albert M. Palange 
Marlene Margaret LeFave 
Leonard F. Meuse, Jr. 
Dorothy M. Beaudet 
Paul E. Murphy, Jr. 
Mary Louise Duffy 
Eugene Franklin Kahley 
Marion Joyce Nolen 
Wilfred T. Muse 
Mary E. Keane 
Thomas Patrick Noone 
Dorothy Marie Orthman 
Lawrence A. DiDonato 
Virginia M. Melanson 
Edward Edmond Cormier 
Marie Margaret Thibault 
Louis Joseph Pignatelli 
Dorothy Rita Joyce 
Paul F. Beaver 
Mary Jane Dolan 
William Francis Mooney, Jr 
Jean Agnes O'Reilly 

William James Lyons 
Shirley Mary Blout 

Joseph Patrick Sullivan 
Grace Catherine Duane 
Edward Kevin O'Connor 
Clara Mary Andella 

Bruce Colin McGee 
Jean Mary McLaughlin 

Leonard E. Stinson, Jr. 
Barbara Foote 
Michael P. DiTonno 
Stefania Debelli 
Albert W. Williams 
Alice P. Zarella 
Roy E. Melanson 
Alice M. Murray 
Clinton W. Peabody, Jr. 
Dawn C. Harrington 



Residence 

Wakefield 

E. Boston 

Revere 

Wakefield 



East Boston 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Reading 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Penn. 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Somerville 

Maiden 

Melrose 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Melrose 

Melrose 

Medford 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Maiden 

Melrose 

Wakefield 
Stoneham 

Everett 
Wakefield 

Wakefield 
Cambridge 

Lexington 
Wakefield 

Wakefield 
Maiden 

Wakefield 
Reading 

Norwood 
Wakefield 

Wakefield 
Wakefield 
Arlington 
Wakefield 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



173 



Place of 
Date Marriage 
24 Woburn 



25 



Everett 



Name Residence 

Francis J. Devine Wakefield 

Shirley Mae Connors Woburn 

Lawrence Anthony Arena Wakefield 

Joan Claire Sampson Everett 



December 


1 


Wakefield 


1 


Wakefield 


1 


Wakefield 


2 


Melrose 


2 


Boston 


7 


Everett 


8 


Lynnfield 


8 


Revere 


15 


Wakefield 


15 


Wakefield 


21 


Wakefield 


22 


Wakefield 


29 


Wakefield 


29 


Wakefield 


30 


Wakefield 


31 


Wakefield 


31 


Wakefield 



David Francis Flemming 
Shirley Mary DeAngelis 
Robert J. Kelly 
Louise M. Surette 
Harry D. Lyon 
Alice Mary Kenney 
Donald Lincoln Willis 
Caryl Virginia Rotherham 
Chester T. Driscoll 
Bernice H. Prescott 
Joseph A. Tomassi 
Janet M. Meuse 
Philip H. Churchill 
Ruth E. Muse 
Richard James Keats 
Nancy Marie Drinkwater 
George A. Pope, Jr. 
Carol Louise Fuller 
Phillip S. Meuse 
Beverly A. Mackenzie 
Edward G. Eramo, Jr. 
Wendy L. MacCaughey 
Cary Stewart 
Leila C. VonHolk 
Ronald C. Cavaretta 
Mary Ann Ellsworth 
Bruce C. Perron 
Shirley D. Kondrup 
Glenn H. Webber 
Marjorie E. Nash 
Chandler M. Schalk 
Laura S. Greening 
Allen Barrett 
Olive Pyburn 



Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Melrose 

Wakefield 

Dedham 

Wakefield 

Randolph 

Wakefield 

Everett 

Wakefield 

Everett 

Wakefield 

Lynnfield Ctr. 

Wakefield 

Maiden 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Wakefield 

Salem, N. H. 

Wakefield 

Stoneham 

Wakefield 

Cleveland, Ohio 

Wakefield 

Watertown 

Wakefield 

Candia, N. H. 

Wakefield 

Boston 

Boston 

Windsor, Vt. 

Windsor, Vt. 

Reading 

Wakefield 



174 



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Record of Deaths 



Date 


of 


Death Name 


January 


2 


Camillo DiDonato 


3 


Hattie E. Ritcey 


4 


Blaquiere (twins) 


8 


Mary Jane Walsh 


9 


James E. Heavey 


11 


Henry C. Cook 


11 


Sarah Geddry 


12 


George F. O'Connall 


16 


Grace W. Haseltine 


16 


Cornelius F. Buckley 


16 


Harry George Wilkes 


17 


Harry Leonard Anderson 


17 


Forrest Edward Macauley 


18 


Catherine Cryan 


18 


Hazel Alley Melville 


21 


William Ellsworth Parker 


23 


Suzanna Christin Snoeks 


23 


Mary A. Hines 


26 


Assunta Sciulli 


27 


Giacoma Campanella 


February 


1 


Frances Chamberlain 


4 


Ellen Fitzgerald 


4 


Anna Laura Robinson 


5 


Mary J. Dodge 


5 


Michael Berman 


6 


Lavina L. W. Eisenacher 


6 


Lois Burnett 


6 


Marion Evelyn McKie 


7 


Hedley James Parsons 


8 


Lena Corradina D'Amico 


8 


Elizabeth Pinlow W. Findlay 


9 


Edith Johnson 


10 


Ethel Fergerson Benner 


11 


Albina Maroney 


12 


John Francis Marshall 


14 


Ida Myra Vidito 


15 


Damiano V. Rinaldi 


19 


Bessie Josephine Leach 


20 


Henry Dean Kimball 


21 


Minnie Tirrell Holman 


21 


Grace Bowen Churchill 


22 


Salvatore Alleca 



Years Months Days 



69 


11 


22 


82 


11 


18 


5 hrs. 


40 min. 




80 


3 


12 


50 


10 


26 


86 


8 


24 


74 


9 


19 


86 


3 


15 


87 


2 


14 


94 


7 


13 


70 


10 


6 


61 


— 


28 


61 


10 


28 


69 






69 


8 


4 


94 


1 


29 


49 


3 


3 


67 


2 


8 


72 


2 


10 


69 


9 


5 



70 
77 
81 
70 
2 
65 
37 
52 
52 
69 
40 
65 
69 
70 
82 
69 
63 
65 
67 
87 
76 
65 



5 

10 
11 
6 
5 
3 
11 
6 
3 
7 
8 

3 
8 

11 



29 

5 
15 

1 

25 

27 

24 

20 

5 

3 

6 

26 

18 

7 

23 

7 

10 

5 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 175 



Date of 

Death Name 

23 Daniel James Keefe 

26 Julia Agnes Dennehy 

28 Justin G. McCarthy 

28 Edwin E. Spraker 

28 Nellie A. Regan Shumway 

29 Anne C. Worth 

March 

1 Eugene Richard McCarthy 

1 Lucy Ann Keefe 

2 Annie F. Shanahan 

3 Benjamin Arthur Muise 

3 Emmeline Peters 

4 Richard Miles Qualters 

5 Elwyn Howard Allen 

9 Edward Wesley Edmands, Sr. 

9 James C. McGrath 

9 Arthur Lyman Hawkes 

10 Eliza F. Busek 

11 Charles Abbot Cram 

12 Robert Faustner 

12 Carol L. Hatfield 

13 Florence Catherine Smith 

18 Angelo Marcello 

19 Jennie B. Ellers 

21 John Edward Dulong 

21 Pollie Grant 

21 Annie Connors 

22 F. H. Albin Herstrom 

22 Mary Rowe Knowlton 

23 Edward John Butler 

30 Carrie T. West 

31 Eily Marie Coughlan 
23 Sandler (twins) 

April 

4 Helen Mountford 

2 Elizabeth G. Mohla Eames 

3 Fitzroy Willard 

6 Daniel J. Flynn 
11 William Avin 

13 Hannah Elizabeth O'Neil 

13 Catherine Teresa Murray 

14 Mabel E. Melendy 

15 Helen T. Winam 
15 Mary F. Dower 

19 Annie Frances Corcoran 

20 Grace Evangelista 



Years 


Months 


Days 


86 


3 


27 


80 


11 





75 


2 


7 


73 


2 


25 


71 


6 


19 


38 


4 


8 


68 


5 


27 


69 




8 


85 


9 





53 


5 


16 


78 


9 


25 


65 


11 


5 


89 


8 


29 


91 


4 


26 


78 


8 


5 


75 


7 


15 


81 


8 


1 


76 


10 


22 


61 


6 


1 


14 


10 


16 


63 


9 


9 


71 






83 


5 


29 


70 


6 


1 


86 


6 


8 


87 


6 


9 


71 






80 


3 


17 


51 


7 


23 


71 


2 


29 


61 


7 


21 


1 day 






64 


11 


11 


62 


9 


20 


69 


10 


18 


72 


8 


21 


48 


5 


21 


73 


9 


29 


63 


8 


9 


76 


9 


10 


66 




2 


81 






82 


4 


22 


30 







176 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date 


of 








Death Name 


Years Months 


Days 


20 


Helen Fuller Dunn McDormond 


96 


1 


3 


23 


Emily Bourque 


83 


5 


25 


24 


Corinne Norma Can- 


23 


11 


17 


25 


Laurence Elias Coldwell 


65 


5 


20 


26 


Mary K. McGoldrick 


64 






26 


John Monte j unas 


3 hours 






26 


Charles Albert Copeland 


85 


1 


24 


27 


Mary Ann Kelley 


70 


6 


1 


29 


Nellie Frances Gillespie 


79 


7 


21 


May 










1 


Stanley Smith 


81 


5 


6 


2 


Ada M. King 


84 


9 


8 


5 


Mary Gross 


33 






4 


Harriett M. Barstow 


75 


3 


11 


7 


Miriam Scoullar Flanders 


61 


1 


25 


8 


Jessie E. Bisacre 


83 


6 


12 


8 


Byron Moury Mason 


63 


3 


6 


9 


Anna L. Heath 


70 






10 


John William Murphy 


86 


1 


14 


12 


John Benedetto 


44 






13 


Edna Boyd Carpenter 


67 


2 


15 


13 


Paul Mercier Drugan 


21 


10 


8 


14 


Gertrude Louise Walles Heinstrom 


55 


8 




23 


Lydia Fawcett 


87 


6 


8 


6 


John Henry Ringland 


71 






16 


Edgar Brown Beal 


48 


10 


1 


19 


Thomas F. Dempsey 


13 






18 


Walter R. Sederquest 


68 


1 


24 


19 


Josephine G. Butler 


81 


4 


16 


22 


Frank M. Leonard 


54 






24 


Joseph Scandura 


79 


3 


16 


24 


Julie Carole Ehcarnacao 


2 days 






26 


Luisa May Walker 


83 


8 


7 


June 










1 


George Fred Dodge 


71 


5 


24 


5 


Dana F. Fairbanks 


70 


10 


17 


7 


Casey John McCauley 


65 


6 


22 


11 


Franzina Lofstrom 


96 


3 




12 


Margaret J. Galvin 


85 


9 


19 


14 


Edward George Nagle 


64 


11 


3 


17 


Leafie Annie Jackson 


69 






20 


Bilton 


7 days 






21 


Charles Zarella, Jr. 


16 days 






23 


Carrie Belle Oliver Harnden 


78 




28 


25 


Driscoll 


1 day 







145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



177 



Date of 








Death Name 


Years 


Months 


Days 


July 










2 


Margaret W. Wheeler 


78 





10 


3 


Lydia James 


82 


10 


26 


5 


John Raymond McPartland 


51 


10 


25 


6 


Rena R. Hamel 


74 


3 


5 


6 


George Frederick Temple 


84 


5 


27 


10 


Julia Encarnaceo 


5 days 






10 


Amy H. Duffill 


87 


7 


26 


12 


Julius Starkman 


63 


5 


13 


14 


Sophie Scherrer 


72 


1 


12 


30 


Mary J. Miles 


89 


1 




31 


George W. Webster 


55 


8 


13 


16 


Evelyn Morelli 


48 


8 




18 


Abraham Worby 


76 






13 


Katherine Veronica Vieira 


74 


3 


10 


15 


Herbert Asa Goldsmith 


75 


11 


13 


17 


Michael Costello 


65 


10 


28 


17 


Josephine Doyle 


82 





12 


22 


Timothy John Ardill 


79 


11 


29 


23 


Mabelle V. Vassallo 


74 


3 


25 


22 


Leander Gordon Layton 


82 


11 


22 


24 


Bernard Hardy 


81 


5 


3 


24 


Salvatore Terravecchia 


68 






24 


Henry Joseph Reid 


92 


1 


3 


25 


Mabel Irene DeCecca 


61 


8 


28 


26 


Katherine Veronica Riley 


65 


11 


10 


28 


Robert Strachan 


68 


9 


10 


September 








2 


Samuel Sherman 


72 






2 


Virginia Henkel 


81 


4 


13 


4 


Mary Amelia Humberstone Harlow 


99 


10 


17 


5 


James F. McKeon 


64 


6 


8 


11 


Bessie Keiver Gross 


89 


8 


20 


12 


Eva Habblitz 


82 


3 


13 


14 


Orvis LeRoy Crain 


71 


8 


17 


15 


Rose Annie Doucette 


85 


1 


8 


16 


Annie A. McCarthy 


79 






18 


Roaannah B. Mace Drake 


78 


3 


15 


19 


Hazel MacDonald 


35 


3 


26 


19 


Marion Puddister 


77 


8 


15 


20 


John E. McKeon 


70 


10 


30 


22 


William S. Sheehan 


80 


11 


21 


22 


John Robert Souza 




2 


8 


23 


Marion Stewart Dow 


65 


7 


11 


27 


Elizabeth Mary DeWolfe 


81 


7 


2 


28 


Norman John Ward 


63 


2 






178 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Date of 

Death .Name 

28 Frank A. Fitzgerald 

28 Alice Elizabeth Ladieu 
30 Thomas Henry Johnston 

October 

3 Howland 

3 Jennie May Little 

4 Howland 

5 Joseph Melanson 
9 Bennett Stockney 

10 Louise G. White 

11 Harland Gowdy Hatch 

12 Ella Frances Haggerty 

12 John Coleman Munro 

13 Louis Joseph Dumont 

13 Joseph Louis Burbine 

14 Neil P. McEleney 

14 Marie Elizabeth Thibodeau 

16 Gladys Edgerly Sanborn 

17 Thomas Frank Shea 
19 Eliza A. Mader 

25 Suella Thomas Wallace 

25 Mary Ann Burns 

26 Rena Smith 

27 Fannie M. Brigham 

29 Annie J. Daley 

30 Emma Estelle Topham 

November 

1 Frank Edward Mclntire 

1 John Joseph Kalaher 

1 David F. Ingerton 

2 Mary Elizabeth O'Donnell 
2 Joseph Eli Robbins 

6 Nellie V. McDonald 

7 Selina F. Mace Holoway 
7 George Marchant 

7 Louis Chase 

10 Gertrude V. Perry 

13 Catherine E. Paige 

14 Daisy Heywood 

16 Harry Staples Gordon 

17 Abbie Louise Kelley Cram 
22 Charlotte Tuttle Moore 

25 Helen Jane Dike 

26 Margaret Kelley 

27 Margaret Agnes Bridges 
30 Margaret Sexton 

30 John N. Clarke 



Years Months 


Days 


85 


4 


26 


63 


7 


24 


87 


4 


22 


1 hour 






97 


4 


10 


1 day 






73 


5 


20 


91 






91 


11 


20 


67 


2 


1 


83 


10 


1 


80 


2 


9 


48 


9 


20 


57 


4 


22 


69 






71 


11 


3 


62 


9 


22 


80 


11 


15 


76 


2 


5 


84 






65 


9 


25 


87 


2 


7 


87 


7 


12 


85 


9 


11 


82 


5 


18 


59 


10 


19 


56 


8 


4 


54 


5 


2 


71 


5 


17 


57 


9 


29 


68 






84 


7 


26 


85 


2 


7 


61 


6 


3 


67 


11 


3 


87 





3 


80 


6 


2 


79 


5 


13 


84 


10 


12 


74 


9 


8 


61 


10 




72 


3 


28 


67 


4 


16 


72 






59 


9 


23 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



179 



Date of 
Death 



Name 



December 

2 Rowena G. Moore 

2 Elizabeth P. Dolan 

3 Clarence Augustus Gould 

4 Harry Barney Allman 

5 Viva Gould 

6 Lester Henry Muse 

6 Robert Lawrence Hallstrom, Jr. 

8 Delia Giles 

10 Selma Mary Gibbons 

12 Leon Allen Blanchard 

13 Elizabeth Katherine Kenney 

16 Adam J. Zwiss 

17 Mary A. Crankshaw 

18 Sadie Bertha Sawyer 

20 Airris Gertrude Olivier 

21 Vertume Dufault 

22 Evelyn Graf 

23 Evelyn M. Gaeta 

26 Elsie Amalia Anderson 

28 Ruth Beatrice Hall 

28 Marion E. Bratt 

28 Irving Mason Whitten 

29 Edward V. Leonard 

30 Martha Blaisdell 
30 Esith Steele Jones 



ears 


Months 


Days 


78 


8 


6 


74 


8 


4 


71 


4 


8 


83 


9 


20 


85 




9 


67 


3 


26 




10 


27 


73 


11 


29 


86 


6 


9 


58 


3 


7 


53 


11 


25 


59 


11 


19 


80 


3 


17 


82 


10 


14 


66 


7 





77 


2 


16 


73 


9 


15 


33 






65 


3 


18 


60 


8 


21 


49 


10 


19 


71 


11 


10 


67 






84 


3 


2 


93 







Dog Licenses 

As compiled by the Town Clerk 
Total number of Licenses — 1458 



796 Male Licenses @ $2.00 
84 Female Licenses @ $5.00 

568 Spayed Female @ $2.00 
4 Kennel Licenses @ $10.00 
2 Kennel Licenses @ $50.00 
4 Transfer Licenses @ 25c 

Total 
Town's Fees 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



$ 1,592.00 

420.00 

1,136.00 

40.00 

100.00 

1.00 

$ 3,289.00 
291.05 



180 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Sporting Licenses 

As Compiled by the Town Clerk 
Total Number of Licenses Issued — 852 



415 Res. Cit. Fishing Licenses @ $3.25 
256 Res. Cit. Hunting Licenses @ $3.25 
91 Res. Cit. Sporting Licenses @ $5.25 
37 Minor Fishing Licenses @ $1.25 
37 Female Licenses @ $2.25 
4 Cit. Minor Trapping Licenses @ $2.25 

4 Cit. Trapping @ $7.75 

1 Minor Fishing Non-Res. @ $2.75 

1 Alien Fishing License @ $7.75 

1 Non-Res. Fishing License @ $7.75 

5 Transfer Licenses @ 50c 

Total 

Paid Div. of Fisheries and Game 

Town's Fee 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



1,348.75 

832.00 

477.75 

46.25 

83.25 

9.00 

31.00 

2.75 

7.75 

7.75 

2.50 

2,848.75 

2,637.00 

211.75 



LIST OF JURORS 



Prepared by the Selectmen of the Town of Wakefield, June 30, 1956 



Name 

Adams, George H. 54-55-56 
Allaway, Robert J. 56 
Allen, Norman E. 56 
Altieri, Edward H. 56 
Anderson, John E. 55-56 
Anderson, Roland P. 54-55-56 
Anzalone, Richard J. 56 
Arnold, Henry R., Jr. 56 
Ashenden, Ellen M. 54-55-56 
Ashley, Richard E. 55-56 
Audet, Edmund J. 56 
Barrar, Robert L. 55-56 
Barrett, Jean E. 56 
Barrows, Winnifred V. 55-56 
Barsanti, Benito C. 56 
Battles, Margaret D. 56 
Belanger, Philip G. 56 
Belmore, Carl W. 56 
Benson, Richard 56 
Berube, David J. 56 



Residence 

126 Pleasant St. 

33 Jefferson Rd. 
402 Salem St. 

1 Grove St. 
75 Montrose Ave 
188 Broadway 

17 Pearl St. 
1 Morrison Ave. 

37 Greenwood Ave 
41 Park Ave. 
19 Swansea Rd. 
31 Armory St. 
67 Gould St. 

34 Cedar St. 
29 Sheffield Rd. 

22 Hopkins St. 
50 Emerson St. 

23 Yale Ave. 

38 Lawrence St. 

18 Emerson St. 



Occupation 

Gen. Supervisor 

Head Shipper 

Welder 

Electrician 

Adjuster 

Milk Rte. Salesman 

Produce Clerk 

Comm. Agent 

Dane. Schl. Tchr. 

Manager 

Assoc. Sales Mgr. 

Office Mgr. 

Owner-Manager 

Hospital Aide 

Super. Asst. 

Con. Proj. Mgr. 

Woodmoulder 

Retired 

Supervisor 

Book Binder 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



181 



Name 

Birchall, Ervin N. 56 
Black, David L. 56 
Black, William B. 54-55-56 
Bolduc, Joseph J. 56 
Bosworth, Carl H. 56 
Bowen, Vera S. 55-56 
Boyce, H. Prescott 54-55-56 
Burbank, J. Carleton 56 
Burleigh, Randolph T. 56 
Burns, Norman W. 54-55-56 
Callan, Edward C, Jr. 56 
Calogero, James 55-56 
Camuso, Alfred 56 
Canty, George D. 56 
Cargill, William F. 56 
Carisella, Pasquale J. 55-56 
Carlson, Axel J. 55-56 
Carr, Edward J. 56 
Carr, John 54-55-56 
Carter, Russell G. 55-56 
Cassier, Howard J. 56 
Cause, James 54-55-56 
Cieri, Thelma M. 54-55-56 
Classen, Emily B. 55-56 
Classen, John E. 55-56 
Cleary, James, Jr. 54-55-56 
Coccoro, Joseph 56 
Colburn, Warren E. 55-56 
Coleman, Jean 55-56 
Coleman, Ralph B. 56 
Collins, John F. 54-55-56 
Colucello, Joseph P. 56 
Conley, Paul V. 56 
Crosby, James E. 56 
Crowley, Catherine J. 54-55-56 
Cummings, Foster K. 54-55-56 
Curley, Joseph M. 56 
Curley, William T. Jr. 54-55-56 
Curry, William F., Jr. 55-56 
Dalrymple, Andrew C. 56 
Damon, Dorothy C. 56 
Day, John J. 55-56 
Day, John T. 56 
Dearden, Allan J. 56 
DeMarco, Joseph 56 
DeMeo, Joseph 56 
Demerle, Joseph R. 56 
Denning, Anne B. 54-55-56 
Devlin, James J. 54-55-56 



Occupation 

Treas. & Engr. 

Layout Draftsman 

School Plant Spec. 

Ins. Claims Adj. 

Bus Operator 

Supt. Construction 

Accountant 

Vice-President 

Serviceman 

Boiler Inspector 

Counselor 

News Editor 

Chief Mason 

Mass. State Police 

Retired 

Laster 

Machinist 

Electrician 

Asst. Treas. 

Asst. Vice-Pres. 

P. O. Dept. 

Salesman 

Proprietor 

Garage 

Vice-President 

Meat Cutter 

Retired 

Printing Salesman 

Clerk-Typist 

Reg. Claims Invest. 

Leather Sorter 



Residence 

4 Hancock Rr. 
23 Park St. 

Farm St. 
22 Hancock Rd. 
222 Nahant St. 

29 Fox Rd. 

27 Aborn Ave. 

10 Pine Hill Circle 

28 Cordis St. 
376 Vernon St. 

1 West St. 

22 Flanders Lane 
248 Fellsmere Ave. 

3 Central St. 
390 Main St. 
44 Melvin St. 
26 Oak St. 

6 Webster Rd. 

54 Wave Ave. 

11 Elm Crest Rd. 
32 Paon Blvd. 
34 Grafton St. 
93 Elm St. 

251 Nahant St. 

251 Nahant St. 

10 Howard St. 

12 Stark Ave. 
6 Juniper Ave. 

10 Crystal St. 
6 Pilgrim Rd. 

30 Summer St. 
40 Emerson St. Furniture Salesman 

41a Gould St. Engineer 

338 Albion St. Installer-Repairman 

214 Nahant St. Electrician 

78 Forest St. Auditor 

18 Aborn Ave. Pres.-Treas. 

55 Converse St. President 
21 Forrester Rd. Equip.-Installer 

5 Juniper Ave. Procurement Agt. 
89 Green St. Tel. Operator 
40 Main St. Real Estate Salesman 
40 Main St. Commercial Sales 
46 Melvin St. Mechanic 
25 Elm Square Retired 
14 Park St. Optical. Instr. Maker 

1 Norway St. Supt. of Operations 
10 Overtake Rd. Civil Engineer 

23 Nahant St. Sealer Wgts. & Meas. 



182 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Name 

Dickie, Paul A. 55-56 
Dingle, Joseph L. 56 
Doe, Benjamin D. 56 
Dolbeare, Cyrus M. 55-56 
Doucette, Frederick B. 55-56 
Doucette, Frederick J. 56 
Doucette, George H. 56 
Doucette, John J. 55-56 
Douglass, Donald L. 56 
Douglass, Leo F. 54-55-56 
Douglass, Margaret C. 56 
Downey, Thomas F. 56 
Drugan, Allen F. 55-56 
Duffie, Robert N. 55-56 
Dwyer, Katherine T. 55-56 
Ellis, Joseph A. 54-55-56 
Fay, George J. 55-56 
Flynn, Margaret J. 55-56 
Foss, Ernest L. 55-56 
Fox, James A. 56 
Fulton, John W. 56 
Gagne, Lawrence E. 55-56 
Garbenis, James J. 54-55-56 
Gardner, George F. 56 
Gass, Frederick A., Jr. 56 
Giarrizzo, Joseph 56 
Gilbert, Herbert L. 55-56 
Gillespie, Alice M. 56 
Gorman, Mildred L. 54-55-56 
Graham, Carl E. 55-56 
Greany, William C. 54-55-56 
Guttadauro, Florence 54-55 
Guy, Walter 55-56 
Hanson, Charles G. R. 55-56 
Haskell, Richard L. 56 
Heath, Jennings B. 56 
Hildreth, Olive F. 55-56 
Hogg, Robert T. 54-55 
Hoit, Earle W. 54-55-56 
Hoit, Grace A. 54-55-56 
Holden, Charles F. 55-56 
Holland, Charles K. 55-56 
Hudson, Albert L. 56 
Humphreys, Carl F., Jr. 56 
Hurton, James F. 54-55-56 
Hurton, John J. 56 
Hurton, Mary F. 56 
Hurton, Michael J. 56 
Jack, Joseph P. 55-56 



Residence Occupation 

373 Vernon St. Ind. Elec. Wks. Supt. 
49 Nahant St. Custodian 

5 Brook St. Asst. Treas. 

35 Wave Ave. Vice-Pres.-Gen. Mgr. 
41 Cedar St. Bricklaying 

37 Cedar St. Paper Box Maker 

9 Woodland Rd. Carpenter 

37 Cedar St. Student 

432 South Street East Machinist 

7 Hillside Ave. Insurance Agent 

7 Hillside Ave. Insurance Agent 

11 Murray St. Lieut. Commander 

82 Vernon St. Clerk 
252 Main St. Owner Ret. Drug Store 

7 Robert St. Operations Mgr. 

11 White Circle Ret. Cloth. Sales. 
87 Cedar St. Clerk 

12 Gladstone St. Salesman 
335 Albion St. Mgr. Pet Sup. Co. 

19 Fox Rd. Liquidating Agent 

100 Woodland Ave. Chauf. & As. Treas. 
215 Pleasant St. Salesman 

116 Salem St. Ground Service Man 
168 Main St. Asst. Mgr. Inv. Dept. 

83 Cedar St. Test Prod. Clerk 
18 Kendrick Rd. Piano Teacher 

5 Greenwood Ave. Stock Broker 

5 Ashcroft PI. Letter Carrier 
298 Main St. Invest, of Securities 

14 Bennett St. Bencher 

52 Lake St. Self-employed 

6 Over lake Rd. Hairdresser 

5 Fell St. Life Ins. Agent 
75 Chestnut St. Salesman 

1 King St. Extn. Machinist 

29 Fairmount Ave. Freight Dept. 

7 Chestnut St. Ins. Claims Adjuster 
41 Kendrick Rd. Truck Driver 

6 Chapman Rd. Crossing Tender 
6 Chapman Rd. Crossing Tender 

8 Cristofaro St. General Mgr. 
34 Chapman Rd. Repairman 

136 Prospect St. Retired 

25 Yale Ave. Auditor 

49 Avon St. Plumbing Business 

9 Rockland St. Laborer 

117 Vernon St. Supervisor 
11 Rockland St. Bd. of Pub. Wks. 
89 Gould St. Machine Operator 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



183 



Name 

Jackson, Robert H. 55-56 
Jones, George R. 56 
Keller, Allen 56 
Killam, Ruth N. 55-56 
Kingston, Norman B. 54-55 
Kitchen, Daniel J. Jr. 54-55-56 
Larson, Loring J. 55-56 
Lea, George 56 
Lincoln, George 54-55-56 
Little, Richard C. 56 
Logan, John E. 54-55 
Louzan, Andrew J. 55-56 
Low, James J. 56 
Lowry, Edgar A. 55-56 
Lucey, Daniel V. 56 
Lyons, Thomas A. 56 
MacDonald, William D., Jr., 

54-55-56 
MacKay, Margaret S. 54-55-56 
McLeod, Theodore E. 55-56 
Marshall, Morgan C. 56 
McCarthy, Charles G. 56 
McCauley, John D. 56 
McDonald, Bernard Jr. 56 
McDonald, Joseph F. 55-56 
McDonald, Thomas H. 56 
McManus, Thomas L. 54-55-56 
McTague, Harry 56 
McWhinnie, Ernest J. 55-56 
Maher, Teresa M. 55-56 
Majeski, Vincent N. 54-55 
Makarewicz, Michael 55-56 
Maltby, Charles E. 54-55-56 
Mathey, David W. 55-56 
Mathison, Frederick E. 55-56 
Matter, Lloyd R. 54-55-56 
Mazza, John E. 55-56 
Medige, George H. 55-56 
Melton, Glen H. 55-56 
Mills, Richard A. 55-56 
Manson, Herbert N. 55-56 
Moore, George W. 56 
Moore, Lewis R. 54-55-56 
Moore, Margaret L. 55-56 
Mosher, Burr J. 55-56 
Moulton, George, Jr. 56 
Moynihan, Cornelius 56 
Munn, George E. 56 
Muse, Richard S. 56 



Residence 

42 Juniper Ave. 
25 Sherman Rd. 

2 Park Ave. 
54 Spring St. 

2 Walton Lane 

8 Pierce Ave. 
41 Aborn Ave. 

647 Main St. 

17 Walden Rd. 
138a North Ave. 

58 Albion St. 

25 Drury Lane 
128 Prospect St. 
5 West St. 

9 Elm Crest Rd 
5 Morel Circle 

66 Elm St. 



Occupation 

Comptroller 

Bookkeeper 

Manager Operations 

Home Maker 

Asst. Ticket Agent 

Gen. Secretary 

Bakery Owner 

North. Sales Mgr. 

Prop. Furn. Store 

Lead-man 

Govt. Inspector 

Superintendent 

Real Estate Consult. 

Foreman 

Engineer 

Plant Office Super. 

Manager 



22 Greenwood Ave 

14 Friend St. 

1 Outlook Rd. 
53 Outlook Rd. 

2 Melvin St. 
16 Gould St. 
19 Yale Ave. 

2 Birch Hill Ave. 
231 North Ave. 
253 Albion St. 

28 Bryant St. 
8 Fern wood Rd. 

4 Karl Rd. 

11 Cottage St. 

5 Sylvan Ave. 

15 Beebe Lane 
14 Brewster Rd. 
26 Hancock Rd. 
24 Hillcrest Rd. 

18 Drury Lane 

16 Stark Ave. 

12 Ledgewood Rd. 

3 Converse St. 
2 Crescent Hill 

65 Gould St. 
65 Gould St. 
7 Charles St. 
- 1 Shady Ave. 
-33 Melvin St. 

19 Walton Lane 
12 Woodland Rd. 



Carpenter 

Office Manager 

Sales Manager 

Maintenance 

Laborer 

Mgr. Billing Dept. 

Retired 

Tool Crib Keeper 

Ford Dealer 

Shipper 

Tree Warden 

Representative 

Supt. Printing 

Auto Body Repair. 

Asst. Auditor 

Salesman 

Salesman 

Foreman 

Service Mgr. 

Chief Repairman 

Equip. Oper. 

Bldg. Contractor 

Asst. Gen. Mgr. 

Cement Finisher 

Bank Teller 

Bank Teller 

Sexton 

Salesman 

Electrician 

Supervisor 

Shoe Worker 



184 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Name 

Myers, William J. 55-56 
Myhre, Peter Y. 55-56 
Nardone, Ernestine M. 54-55-56 
O'Brien, James C. 56 
O'Connor, Dennis F. 56 
O'Lalor, Charles M. 56 
Paige, Frederick W. 54-55-56 
Paiva, George F. 56 
Palmerino, Nicola 54-55-56 
Palumbo, Margaret A. 55-56 
Parsons, Earle C. 56 
Patton, George C, 3rd 56 
Pendergast, Harold A. 56 
Perillo, Antonio 56 
Perkins, Ernest G. 55-56 
Phillips, Frank A. 55-56 
Polley, Arnold T. 54-55-56 
Putney, Robert E. 54-55-56 
Raffael, Carmen A. 55-56 
Raffael, John J., Jr. 54-55 
Ramsdell, Ethelyn M. 55-56 
Reed, Earl W. 56 
Reed, Robert G. 54-55-56 
Roach, Marion G. 55-56 
Roberto, Armando J. 56 
Roberts, John W. 56 
Ross, William K. 56 
Rudolph, John I. 56 
Rutter, William W. 55-56 
Sardella, Joseph 55-56 
Scanlon, Richard J. 54-55-56 
Seabury, John R. 56 
Shea, Evelyn D. 55-56 
Shea, Harold F. 56 
Shirreff, William F. 56 
Simonds, Louise M. 55-56 
Sloane, Stewart P. 55-56 
Smart, Raymond L. 54-55-56 
Smith, George E., Jr. 54-55-56 
Soule, Gilbert M. 56 
Spang, Robert C. 56 
Spaulding, Gertrude M. 55-56 
Spencer, Barbara J. 56 
Spicer, Ernest F. 56 
Sprowl, Richard A. 56 
Stanley, Edna L. 55-56 
Stone, David F. 56 
Sweetser, Irving H. 55-56 
Swenson, Theodore A. 56 



Residence 

25 Fell St. 
9 Summit Ave. 

34 Bryant St. 
66 Paon Blvd. 
14 Eustis Ave. 
25 Yale Ave. 

7 Willow St. 
43 Emerson St. 

35 Richardson St. 



Occupation 

Foreman 

Salesman 

Auto Mechanic 

Contact Salesman 

Retired Mechanic 

Asst. Director 

Machinist 

Printer 

Shipfitter 



26 Church St. Own., Liq. Pac. Store 

6 Madison Ave. Const. Foreman 
92 Pleasant St. Sales Rep. 
44 Nahant St. Belt Oper. 

3 Columbia Rd. Laborer 
24 Bellevue Ave. Letter Carrier 

15 Aborn Ave. Supervisor 

10 Crosby Rd. Branch Mgr. 
23 Walton Lane Reg. Pharm. 
18 Pleasant St. Salesman 

4 Overlake Rd. Sales Mgr. 
263 Vernon St. Secretary 

35 Avon St. Photoengraving 

7 Rochelle Drive Managing Ed. 

5 Auburn St. Postal Clerk 
30 Summer St. School Janitor 

7 Fairmount Ave. Mot. Pic. Pro. 

106 Elm St. Control Buyer 

23 Gould St. Salesman 

42 Hancock Rd. Asst. Trust Officer 
254 North Ave. Custodian 

11 Highland Ave. Self-employed 
21 Park St. Mun. Light Dept. 
17 Pitman Ave. Mgr. Undwtg. Dept. 
17 Pitman Ave. Insurance Super. 

2 Hanson St. Owner-Manager 

10 Charles St. Retired 

26 White Circle Clerk 

43 Wave Ave. Engineer 
323 Lowell St. Route Salesman 
659 Main St. Owner Music Store 

1 Wave Ter. Engineering Asst. 

2 Walter Ave. Invest. Analyst 
9 Orchard St. Claim Correspondent 

13 Court St. Office Maintenance 

6 Morgan Ave. Machinist 
4a Salem St. Bookkeeper 

16 Line Rd. Retail Salesman 
60 Richardson St. Warehouse Wkr. 

44 Hillcrest Rd. Line Foreman 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



185 



Name 

Tasker, Malvern E. 54-55-56 
Taylor, Howard A. 56 
Tecce, Amelia A. 56 
Tenney, Merritt H. 56 
Thompson, Edward N 
Thompson, William L 
Thresher, Allan A. 55-56 
Thurston, Chester M. 55-56 
Tine, Salvatore 54-55-56 
Tobey, Hiram A. 55-56 
Van Wagner, Allston 55-56 
Ventura, Rosario 54-55-56 
Waite, Herbert R. 56 
Walsh, Thomas A. 55-56 
Ward, Genevera D. 55-56 
Ward, Leonard A. 54-55-56 

Welford, Herbert S. 54-55-56 
Wettergreen, Dorothea J. 55-56 
White, Arthur 55-56 
Wilson, Walter P. 54-55-56 
Winkler, Marshall N. 56 
Winslow, Edwin M. 55-56 
Wood, Frank A. 56 
Woods, Emeline E. 55-56 
Woods, Joseph W. 55-56 
Worth, Edward L. 55-56 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 





Residence Occupation 


55-56 


49 Avon St. Jeweler-Watchmaker 




1 Walter Ave. Salesman 




7 Herbert St. Furniture Worker 




16 Emerson St. Insurance 


56 


16 Thistledale Rd. Drill Press Oper. 


55-56 


1 Sidney St. Bank Clerk 



83 Greenwood St. Real Est. Salesman 
47 Aborn Ave. Foreman 

38 Water St. Prop. Liq. Pack. Store 
512 Lowell St. Self-employed 

14 Pine Hill Circle News Editor 

30 Wakefield Ave. Spec. Rep. 

6 Gail Circle Publications Asst. 
12 Robin Rd. Asst. Underwrtg. Dir. 
17 Preston St. Elect. Tech. 
10 Thistledale Rd. 

Method and Equip. Plan. 
Ledgewood Rd. Tax Examiner 

7 Newell Rd. Manager 
29 Hillcrest Rd. Spec. Agent 
37 Richardson St. Plumber 



71 Cordis St. 
23 Grafton St. 
10 Jordan Ave. 
259 Albion St. 
259 Albion St. 
1 Gail Circle 
Town Clerk 



Owner, Greenhouse 

Letter Carrier 

Mgr. Bus. Office 

Custodia,n 

Custodian 

Project Mgr. 



Presidential Primaries — April 24, 1956 



(From the Town Clerk's Records) 



Delegates- At-Large 

Christian A. Herter 

of Millis 
Leverett Saltonstall 

of Dover 
Joseph W. Martin, Jr. 

of North Attleborough 
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 

of Beverly 
Sinclair Weeks 

of Boston 
Elmer C. Nelson 

of Mendon 



REPUBLICAN 

Prec. 1 Prec. 2 Prec. 3 Prec. 4 Prec. 5 Total 



112 


101 


81 


55 


30 


379 


111 


98 


80 


56 


27 


372 


109 


98 


79 


54 


23 


363 


109 


101 


79 


57 


28 


374 


106 


96 


76 


54 


25 


357 


102 


84 


75 


51 


21 


333 



186 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Ralph H. Bonnell 


100 


87 


76 


53 


21 


337 


of Winchester 














Esther W. Wheeler 


100 


88 


73 


52 


21 


334 


of Maiden 














Robert F. Bradford 


105 


94 


77 


53 


23 


352 


of Cambridge 














Thomas Pappas 


99 


85 


63 


53 


22 


322 


of Belmont 














Alternate Delegates 














Basil Brewer 


98 


84 


74 


47 


20 


323 


of New Bedford 














Bruce Crane 


98 


89 


74 


51 


23 


335 


of Dalton 














Katherine C. Howard 


109 


94 


75 


53 


24 


355 


of Reading 














Charles J. Innes 


99 


85 


75 


51 


20 


330 


of Boston 














Daniel J. Lynch 


99 


84 


74 


51 


23 


331 


of Belmont 














Maxwell M. Rabb 


98 


88 


74 


53 


20 


333 


of Brookline 














Richard F. Treadway 


97 


89 


74 


51 


20 


331 


of Sturbridge 














John A. Volpe 


105 


93 


75 


56 


28 


357 


of Winchester 














William W. White 


95 


84 


73 


51 


20 


323 


of Worcester 














Sumner G. Whittier 


108 


98 


79 


54 


25 


364 


of Everett 














District Delegates, 8th District: 












Charles Gibbons 


113 


99 


78 


55 


26 


371 


of Stoneham 














Fred Lamson 


96 


92 


75 


52 


23 


340 


of Maiden 














Alternate Delegates: 














Aurelia J. Grace 


100 


90 


74 


51 


31 


346 


of Everett 














Lloyd B. Waring 


106 


95 


77 


54 


31 


363 


State Committee (One Man) : 












Alan G. Adams 


100 


87 


70 


47 


20 


324 


of Lexington 















State Committee (One Woman) : 

Paula K. Lewellen 6 9 2 17 

of Bedford 

Isabel M. O'Connor 1 1 2 

Mrs. Marcus Beebe 1 1 

Mrs. Helen Learoyd - 1 1 

Lillian Dorr 11 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



187 



Town Committee: 














Stanley C. Goodwin 


106 


95 


72 


50 


23 


346 


Katherine A. Morrill 


102 


92 


71 


51 


23 


339 


David F. H. Watts 


100 


92 


72 


51 


23 


338 


Robert L. Churchill 


102 


94 


69 


51 


23 


339 


John E. Durant 


98 


89 


67 


50 


22 


326 


Thomas W. Ackerson 


106 


98 


74 


52 


25 


355 


James B. Wiswall 


102 


93 


72 


53 


22 


342 


Salvatore LoFaro 


97 


87 


64 


52 


27 


327 


Charles E. Climo 


101 


86 


65 


50 


25 


327 


Rosaria Hodgdon 


105 


89 


65 


50 


22 


331 


Thomas E. Hurton 


104 


88 


68 


51 


22 


333 


George J. Gould 


103 


90 


71 


51 


23 


338 


Kenneth E. Morang, Jr. 


99 


94 


71 


51 


24 


339 


Walter Francis Chapman 


100 


89 


68 


50 


22 


329 


Jean E. Barrett 


100 


88 


67 


51 


22 


328 


Moses M. Frankel 


105 


92 


70 


53 


23 


343 


Marcus G. Beebe 


103 


95 


76 


54 


23 


351 


Frank A. Tredinnick 


104 


93 


73 


53 


26 


349 


Ruth D. Bogart 


100 


89 


68 


52 


22 


331 


Dorcas L. Woodbury 


109 


93 


72 


54 


23 


351 


Dorothy T. Sehlotterbeck 


100 


91 


69 


52 


22 


334 


Alexander C. Klapes 


102 


90 


68 


52 


22 


334 


Robert W. Cook 


97 


89 


66 


50 


23 


325 


George J. Evans 


107 


92 


74 


53 


26 


352 


Philip J. Flanders 


101 


90 


70 


52 


23 


336 


Josephine Perillo 


98 


87 


64 


50 


25 


324 


Leonard H. DeMarco 


96 


86 


66 


50 


24 


322 


Leonard F. Guerrette 


98 


90 


65 


50 


21 


324 


William W. Allyn 


103 


93 


72 


51 


22 


341 


Virginia M. Jones 


101 


90 


71 


50 


23 


335 


Eleanor G. Emerson 


101 


89 


70 


49 


23 


332 


Gertrude M. Spaulding 


105 


88 


70 


49 


23 


335 


Richard J. Volpe 


104 


90 


68 


52 


27 


341 


Evan H. Fairbanks 


107 


93 


74 


52 


25 


351 


Presidential Preference 














Eisenhower 


97 


80 


72 


55 


28 


332 


Saltonstall 











1 





1 


MacCormack 


1 


1 





1 





3 


Herter 





2 











2 


Wm. Knowland 


3 














3 


Hoover 


1 














1 



Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 
Town Clerk 



188 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 





DEMOCRATIC 








Delegates- At-Large 


Prec. 1 


Prec. 2 


Prec. 3 


Prec. 4 


Prec. 5 


Total 


John F. Kennedy 


27 


26 


45 


16 


17 


131 


of Boston 














Paul A. Dever 


26 


24 


41 


16 


15 


122 


of Cambridge 














John W. McCormack 


26 


25 


47 


17 


15 


130 


of Boston 














John B. Hynes 


27 


27 


45 


15 


13 


127 


of Boston 














William H. Burke, Jr. 


22 


22 


40 


13 


10 


107 


of Hatfield 














Margaret M. O'Riordan 


22 


21 


36 


12 


10 


101 


of Boston 














James M. Curley 


27 


23 


41 


16 


11 


118 


of Boston 














Thomas J. Buckley 


25 


22 


39 


12 


11 


109 


of Boston 














Edward J. Cronin 


24 


22 


39 


15 


10 


110 


of Peabody 














John E. Powers 


25 


23 


38 


13 


10 


109 


of Boston 














Michael F. Skerry 


21 


23 


40 


14 


11 


109 


of Medford 














Albert S. Previte, Jr. 


21 


22 


37 


13 


12 


105 


of Lawrence 














John A. Callahan 


22 


22 


37 


12 


13 


106 


of Lawrence 














J. William Belanger 


22 


22 


36 


12 


11 


103 


of Boston 














Daniel Rudsten 


21 


23 


34 


12 


10 


100 


of Boston 














Ida R. Lyons 


23 


23 


35 


12 


10 


102 


of Quincy 














Garrett H. Byrne 


22 


22 


39 


12 


11 


106 


of Boston 














Daniel E. Bruton 


21 


22 


35 


12 


11 


101 


of Springfield 














James D. O'Brien 


22 


22 


36 


12 


10 


102 


of Worcester 














John F. Kane 


21 


22 


36 


12 


10 


101 


of Fall River 














Howard W. Fitzpatrick 


24 


22 


47 


14 


12 


119 


of Maiden 














John S. Begley 


21 


22 


34 


12 


10 


99 


of Holyoke 














James J. Corbett 


22 


22 


36 


12 


11 


103 


of Somerville 














Jackson J. Holtz 


22 


23 


34 


12 


10 


101 


of Brookline 















145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



189 



Alternate Delegates 

Joseph A. DeGuglielmo 20 

of Cambridge 
J. Henry Goguen 22 

of Leominster 
Chester A. Dolan, Jr. 23 

of Boston 
Michael LoPresti 23 

of Boston 
Peter J. Rzeznikiewicz 20 

of Ware 
Francis E. Lavigne 22 

of Brockton 
Salvatore Camileo 21 

of Belmont 
Leonard J. Warner 22 

of Westfield 
Silas F. Taylor 21 

of Boston 
Mary A. Tomasella 21 

of Belmont 
Hugh J. McLaughlin 22 

of Chelsea 
Doris M. Racicot 22 

of Southbridge 
Anna Sullivan 21 

of Holyoke 
Mary DePasquale Murray 21 

of Milford 
Charles N. Collatos 20 

of Arlington 
Anthony M. Scibelli 20 

of Springfield 
Matthew L. McGrath, Jr. 22 

of Boston 
Joseph Garczynski, Jr. 20 

of Chicopee 
Edward Krock 21 

of Brookfield 
James R. Carter 21 

of Lawrence 
Thomas J. Hannon 22 

of Boston 
Harry L. Silva 19 

of Boston 
Jean S. LeCompte 21 

of Newton 
John F. Cahill 22 

of Boston 



22 


34 ] 


L3 


12 


101 


21 


35 1 


LI 


10 


99 


21 


40 ] 


12 


12 


108 


22 


35 ] 


L2 


11 


103 


21 


35 : 




11 


98 


21 


34 ] 




11 


99 


21 


34 ] 




12 


99 


21 


34 ] 




10 


108 


21 


34 : 




11 


98 


22 


37 ; 




10 


101 


21 


38 




12 


94 


21 


34 ; 




10 


98 


21 


35 : 




11 


101 


21 


34 




12 


99 


21 


34 : 




11 


97 


21 


33 ] 




11 


96 


21 


36 




11 


101 


21 


33 




12 


97 


21 


33 j 




11 


97 


21 


33 




11 


97 


21 


34 




10 


99 


21 


33 j 




10 


94 


21 


33 




10 


96 


21 


35 




10 


99 



190 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



District Delegates — 8th District 

Torbet H. Macdonald 

of Maiden 
Philip J. Crowley 

of Everett 
William J. Donovan 

of Somerville 
Frederick T. McDermott 

Alternate Delegates 

John J. Bucchiere 

of Saugus 
William J. Lee 

of Wakefield 

State Committee 

Richard K. Donahue 

of Lowell 
Raymond F. Rourke 

of Lowell 

State Committee — (One Woman) 
Helen Gilbride Droney 
Margaret Nickles 
of Lowell 

Town Committee 

Richard J. Scanlon 
Clarence L. Myette 
John M. Leone 
Thomas J. McKeon 
Vera S. Bo wen 
William T. Curley, Jr. 
William J. Lee 
Hugh J. Morgan, Jr. 
Antonio Longo 
Joseph M. Curley 
Gilbert F. Newman 
Mary A. McAuliffe 
Doris T. Cencullo 
P. Frederick Cencullo 
Matthew P. Curran 
Patsy J. Carisella 
John J. McShane 
Richard J. McGrail 
Henry B. McConville 
Edward D. Conway 
Joseph Petrucci 
Irene E. English 
Anne R. Buckley 
Anne E. Halloran 
Leo E. LeBrun 



30 


25 


55 


12 


25 


147 


22 


22 


37 


12 


11 


104 


20 


23 


38 


12 


13 


106 


23 


24 


39 


12 


14 


112 


16 


20 


35 


13 


4 


88 


29 


26 


53 


12 


17 


137 


25 


15 


26 


14 


20 


100 


4 


3 


9 


2 


3 


21 


man) 
24 


13 


31 


11 


14 


93 


3 


5 


8 


4 


9 


29 


26 


23 


43 


12 


14 


118 


26 


22 


40 


11 


12 


111 


26 


21 


43 


10 


12 


112 


24 


23 


39 


10 


11 


107 


27 


21 


44 


13 


13 


118 


24 


22 


43 


12 


10 


111 


28 


23 


47 


13 


15 


126 


28 


21 


41 


10 


10 


110 


25 


21 


32 


10 


12 


100 


28 


21 


43 


14 


10 


116 


27 


21 


36 


10 


11 


105 


28 


22 


39 


11 


13 


113 


25 


21 


34 


10 


11 


101 


26 


21 


34 


10 


9 


100 


29 


23 


44 


11 


14 


121 


26 


21 


35 


14 


26 


122 


28 


21 


41 


11 


11 


112 


27 


23 


41 


13 


9 


113 


28 


21 


44 


11 


11 


115 


24 


21 


40 


10 


12 


107 


23 


21 


33 


10 


10 


97 


26 


21 


37 


10 


11 


105 


25 


21 


37 


10 


11 


104 


25 


21 


37 


10 


12 


105 


22 


21 


33 


10 


10 


96 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



191 



Virginia L. Carisella 


24 


21 


33 


13 


21 


112 


Patrick H. Tenney 


29 


23 


42 


12 


10 


116 


Merritt H. Tenney 


27 


23 


40 


11 


11 


112 


William T. Curley, Sr. 


25 


21 


41 


13 


9 


109 


Carlo L. Doria 


23 


21 


39 


10 


10 


103 


Thomas H. McDonald 


25 


22 


34 


10 


12 


103 


Ernest E. Raffael 


22 


21 


34 


10 


11 


98 


Vincent N. Majeski 


25 


21 


45 


11 


15 


117 


A. Charles Confalone 


27 


21 


36 


10 


14 


108 


Peter Cerrone 


25 


21 


40 


10 


11 


107 


Presidential Preference 














Truman 


1 








1 





2 


Kefauver 


3 





2 


1 


3 


9 


Kennedy 


1 





4 


2 





7 


McCormack 


16 


9 


23 


9 


5 


62 


Stevenson 


14 


11 


19 


6 


4 


54 


Eisenhower 


1 














1 


Joe McCarthy 


1 














1 


Lausche 








3 








4 


Blanks 


42 


28 


59 


23 


29 


181 



Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 
Town Clerk 



State Primaries — Sept 18, 1956 



REPUBLICAN 



Governor 


Prec. 1 


Prec. 2 


Prec. 3 


Prec. 4 


Prec. 5 


Total 


Sumner G. Whittier 


445 


552 


474 


356 


95 


1922 


Blanks 


31 


22 


13 


14 


8 


88 


Lieutenant Governor 














Charles Gibbons 


457 


554 


471 


356 


93 


1931 


Blanks 


19 


20 


16 


14 


10 


79 


Secretary 














Richard I. Furbush 


437 


546 


467 


346 


91 


1887 


Blanks 


39 


28 


20 


24 


12 


123 


Treasurer 














Robert H. Beaudreau 


432 


540 


464 


346 


94 


1876 


Blanks 


44 


34 


23 


24 


9 


134 


Auditor 














Joseph A. Nobile 


435 


539 


460 


347 


93 


1876 


Blanks 


38 


35 


27 


23 


10 


134 


Attorney General 














George Fingold 


444 


551 


459 


345 


94 


1893 


Blanks 


32 


23 


28 


25 


9 


117 



192 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Congressman 














C. Eugene Farnam 


291 


328 


294 


245 


54 


1212 


Walter B. MacDonald 


59 


73 


70 


32 


16 


250 


Vernon C. Newman 


90 


135 


75 


63 


25 


388 


Blanks 


36 


38 


48 


30 


8 


160 


Councillor 














Bertram S. Killian 


14 


16 


15 


4 


3 


52 


Lawrence W. Lloyd 


396 


512 


407 


324 


84 


1723 


William A. Warren 


22 


22 


17 


12 


6 


79 


Blanks 


44 


24 


48 


30 


10 


156 


Senator 














Thomas W. Ackerson 


248 


373 


264 


226 


52 


1163 


Lester W. Bowen 


6 


8 


11 


7 


3 


35 


John C. Connelly 


2 


4 





6 





12 


Charles E. Ferguson 


61 


68 


80 


58 


14 


281 


William D. MacDonald, Jr. 


. 141 


104 


111 


66 


28 


450 


Blanks 


18 


17 


21 


7 


6 


69 


Representatives in General Court 












Gardner E. Campbell 


412 


506 


442 


324 


78 


1762 


Theodore J. Vaitses 


372 


459 


356 


271 


76 


1534 


Robert W. Burns 


51 


45 


24 


31 


9 


160 


Lloyd E. Conn 


69 


115 


90 


82 


17 


373 


Albert B. Copeland 


16 


23 


23 


10 


5 


77 


Frank M. Ceremonte 


46 


51 


46 


36 


11 


190 


Ralph E. Gott 


23 


29 


16 


14 


1 


83 


Edwin H. Lombard 


139 


148 


135 


108 


14 


544 


Clifton F. Lord 


20 


46 


35 


22 


10 


133 


Henry F. Marshall 


28 


34 


27 


20 


5 


114 


Paul B. Vaitses, Jr. 


93 


121 


110 


78 


35 


437 


Gardner B. Wardwell 


34 


43 


34 


30 


5 


146 


Blanks 


125 


102 


123 


84 


43 


477 


County Commissioners 














William G. Andrews 


316 


398 


327 


252 


61 


1354 


H. Herbert Applin 


209 


291 


243 


172 


47 


962 


George A. Ayotte 


67 


46 


29 


44 


11 


197 


Winston W. Bell 


36 


41 


36 


34 


8 


155 


Leo Blacher 


57 


88 


45 


40 


14 


244 


Thomas F. Geary 


60 


69 


65 


47 


21 


262 


Frederick Lowe 


28 


43 


35 


24 


10 


140 


Blanks 


179 


172 


194 


127 


34 


706 


Sheriff 














John Frederick Cahill 


412 


523 


438 


332 


93 


1798 


Blanks 


64 


51 


49 


38 


10 


212 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 

Town Clerk 



DEMOCRATIC 



193 



District Attorney 














Edward J. Bushell 


162 


267 


176 


140 


43 


788 


Thomas F. Maher 


73 


70 


47 


37 


14 


241 


Ephraim Martin 


205 


211 


225 


169 


38 


848 


Blanks 


36 


26 


39 


24 


8 


133 



Governor 














Foster Furcolo 


232 


76 


266 


100 


138 


812 


Thomas H. Buckley 


73 


33 


114 


39 


39 


298 


Blanks 


31 


2 


27 


5 


18 


83 


Lieutenant 














Robert F. Murphy 


263 


88 


299 


107 


160 


917 


James A. Burke 


29 


11 


47 


13 


10 


110 


George A. Wells 


17 


8 


23 


12 


7 


67 


Blanks 


27 


4 


38 


12 


18 


99 


Secretary 














Edward J. Cronin 


262 


94 


331 


114 


150 


951 


Robert Emmet Dinsmore 


25 


12 


29 


15 


18 


99 


Blanks 


49 


5 


47 


15 


27 


143 


Treasurer 














Clement A. Riley 


89 


47 


135 


50 


35 


356 


John F. Kennedy 


129 


46 


127 


49 


70 


421 


John F. Buckley 


42 


10 


47 


18 


35 


152 


Henry Joseph Hurley 


11 





21 


7 


9 


48 


John M. Kennedy 


17 


3 


32 


4 


20 


76 


Blanks 


48 


5 


45 


16 


26 


140 


Auditor 














Thomas J. Buckley 


269 


99 


324 


118 


155 


965 


Blanks 


67 


12 


83 


26 


40 


228 


Attorney 














Joseph D. Ward 


129 


53 


195 


70 


70 


517 


Edward J. McCormack, Jr 


. 155 


54 


171 


62 


93 


535 


Blanks 


52 


4 


41 


12 


32 


141 


Congressman 














Torbert H. MacDonald 


279 


103 


365 


123 


165 


1035 


Blanks 


57 


8 


42 


21 


30 


158 


Councillor 














John Fred Buckley 


40 


12 


51 


24 


39 


166 


John J. Burke 


82 


40 


88 


44 


58 


312 


John Francis Casey 


20 


6 


28 


9 


9 


72 


Joseph Ray Crimmins 


49 


16 


48 


23 


14 


150 



194 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Edward J. Sullivan 


56 


20 


90 


20 


28 


214 


Edward T. Sullivan 


12 


3 


22 


3 


5 


45 


Blanks 


77 


14 


80 


21 


42 


234 


Senator 














Joseph M. Curley 


314 


90 


383 


132 


175 


1094 


Leonard J. Hebert 


6 


6 


9 


4 


5 


30 


David F. Toomey 


5 


10 


13 


5 


10 


43 


Blanks 


11 


5 


2 


3 


5 


26 


Representatives in General Court 












Gilbert F. Newman 


238 


84 


287 


94 


135 


838 


Philip J. Sullivan 


145 


61 


189 


78 


82 


555 


Blanks 


625 


188 


745 


260 


368 


2186 


County Commissioners 














Edward M. App 


36 


21 


56 


23 


40 


176 


William P. Bennett 


11 


3 


8 


5 


10 


37 


C. Michael Bradley 


8 


2 


12 


5 


5 


32 


Edward L. Buckley 


34 


19 


49 


12 


28 


142 


John J. Burke 


19 


8 


20 


2 


4 


53 


John B. Carr 


70 


20 


67 


31 


31 


219 


John J. Carroll 


17 


12 


23 


15 


16 


83 


Joseph J. Corcoran 


22 


9 


35 


8 


9 


83 


Joseph Perry Costa 


27 


5 


18 


14 


25 


89 


Edward J. Coughlin 


7 


4 


14 


2 


1 


28 


Edward J. Crane 


7 


7 


11 


5 


5 


35 


James A. Cullen 


47 


17 


69 


27 


21 


183 


John J. Curran 


25 


7 


20 


8 


12 


72 


P. Joseph Di'Giusto 


31 


7 


12 


12 


40 


102 


William F. Galgay 


5 


5 


6 


4 


3 


23 


Warren M. Griffin 


12 


1 


4 


4 


1 


22 


James E. Hagan 


25 


6 


21 


7 


7 


66 


Henry E. Keenan 


8 


4 


10 


4 


4 


30 


Francis R. King 


8 


4 


11 


2 


4 


29 


Francis G. Lyons 


13 


2 


7 


1 


1 


24 


Patrick Joseph McGlinchey 7 


3 


25 


4 


4 


43 


William J. Moran 


11 


4 


12 


7 


3 


37 


William P. Murray 


8 


5 


19 


4 


6 


42 


Gerald G. Wayne 


2 


2 


10 


4 


4 


22 


Blanks 


210 


45 


275 


78 


106 


714 


Sheriff 














Howard W. Fitzpatrick 


200 


96 


279 


96 


124 


795 


Blanks 


136 


15 


128 


48 


71 


398 


District Attorney 














Vincent A. Burns 


13 


4 


7 


2 


9 


35 


John C. Carr, Jr. 


48 


19 


49 


26 


27 


169 


Joseph V. Carroll 


15 


8 


25 


7 


9 


64 


Thomas F. Casey 


8 


6 


11 


3 


6 


34 


Edward A. Counihan, 3rd 


26 


5 


61 


13 


8 


113 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 195 



John F. Cremens 


23 


9 


33 


11 


7 


83 


James L. O'Dea, Jr. 


46 


19 


94 


16 


10 


185 


Irving L. Stackpole 


7 


2 


9 


3 


5 


26 


John J. Tobin 


5 


2 


19 


4 


7 


37 


Andrew T. Trodden 


25 


17 


20 


17 


18 


97 


John F. Zamparelli 


65 


15 


36 


34 


63 


213 



Blanks 55 5 43 8 26 137 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 
Town Clerk 

State Election — November 5, 1956 



President 


Prec. 1 


Prec. 2 


Prec. 3 


Prec. 4 


Prec. 5 


Total 


Eisenhower & Nixon 


2057 


2033 


1931 


1395 


736 


8152 


Hass & Cozzini 


10 


1 





1 





12 


Holtwick & Cooper 


1 


1 


1 


1 


2 


6 


Stevenson & Kef auver 


1104 


484 


909 


422 


626 


3545 


Blanks 


39 


27 


46 


9 


35 


156 


Governor 














Foster Furcolo 


1401 


669 


1180 


648 


894 


4792 


Sumner G. Whittier 


1759 


1855 


1679 


1162 


475 


6930 


Henning A. Blomen 


4 


2 


4 


3 


1 


14 


Mark R. Shaw 


5 


2 


3 


3 


3 


16 


Blanks 


42 


18 


21 


12 


26 


119 


Lieutenant Governor 














Charles Gibbons 


1833 


1921 


1693 


1232 


562 


7241 


Robert F. Murphy 


1290 


590 


1131 


565 


774 


4350 


Harold E. Bassett 


4 


1 


4 


4 


2 


15 


Francis A. Vatono 


14 


5 


3 


5 


6 


33 


Blanks 


70 


29 


56 


22 


55 


232 


Secretary 














Edward J. Cronin 


1420 


694 


1276 


633 


867 


4890 


Richard I. Furbush 


1652 


1795 


1522 


1148 


444 


6561 


Earl F. Dodge 


9 


7 


3 


4 


1 


24 


Lawrence Gilfedder 


10 


5 


6 


2 


4 


27 


Blanks 


120 


45 


80 


41 


83 


369 


Treasurer 














John F. Kennedy 


1441 


674 


1263 


598 


867 


4843 


Robert H. Beaudreau 


1644 


1810 


1540 


1176 


455 


6625 


Isaac Goddard 


7 


8 


1 


4 


2 


22 


Willy N. Hogseth 


13 


3 


6 


6 


5 


33 


Blanks 


116 


51 


77 


44 


70 


358 


Auditor 














Thomas J. Buckley 


1503 


772 


1397 


684 


888 


5244 


Joseph A. Nobile 


1571 


1714 


1388 


1082 


426 


6181 


John B. Lauder 


7 


5 


3 


4 


2 


21 


Anthony Martin 


14 


6 


4 


3 


8 


35 


Blanks 


116 


49 


95 


55 


75 


390 



196 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Attorney General 














George Fingold 


1730 


1858 


1627 


1210 


509 


6934 


Edward J. 














McCormack, Jr. 


1386 


644 


1194 


587 


839 


4650 


Fred M. Ingersoll 


7 


3 


4 


1 





15 


Howard B. Rand 


2 


6 


2 


4 


2 


16 


Blanks 


86 


35 


60 


26 


49 


256 


Congressman, 8th District 














Torbert H. Macdonald 


1676 


842 


1496 


738 


945 


5717 


C. Eugene Farnam 


1476 


1678 


1337 


1046 


410 


5947 


Blanks 


59 


26 


54 


24 


44 


207 


Councillor 














Joseph Ray Crimmins 


1239 


497 


1008 


495 


717 


3956 


Lawrence W. Lloyd 


1820 


1999 


1759 


1254 


578 


7410 


Blanks 


152 


50 


120 


79 


104 


505 


Senator 














Joseph M. CUrley 


1732 


891 


1557 


837 


997 


6014 


Charles E. Ferguson 


1423 


1624 


1276 


967 


354 


5644 


Blanks 


56 


31 


54 


24 


48 


213 


Representatives in General Court 












Gardner E. Campbell 


2046 


2035 


1908 


1417 


711 


8117 


Theodore J. Vaitses 


1826 


1921 


1771 


1236 


561 


7315 


Lloyd E. Conn 


1521 


1741 


1388 


1064 


457 


6171 


Gilbert F. Newman 


1522 


730 


1312 


703 


860 


5127 


Philip J. Sullivan 


1021 


524 


946 


470 


613 


3574 


Blanks 


1697 


687 


1336 


594 


995 


5307 


County Commissioners 














William G. Andrew 


1712 


1862 


1550 


1214 


506 


6844 


H. Herbert Applin 


1594 


1781 


1469 


1155 


442 


6441 


Edward L. Buckley 


1308 


609 


1181 


532 


783 


4413 


Patrick Joseph 














McGlinchey 


1062 


501 


1007 


443 


629 


3642 


Blanks 


746 


339 


567 


312 


438 


2402 


Sheriff, Middlesex County 














Howard W. Fitzpatrick 


1574 


822 


1407 


716 


885 


5404 


John Frederick Cahill 


1486 


1650 


1351 


1039 


419 


5945 


Blanks 


151 


74 


129 


73 


95 


522 


District Attorney 














Ephraim Martin 


1655 


1804 


1473 


1142 


467 


6541 


James L. O'Dea, Jr. 


1420 


668 


1301 


623 


843 


4855 


Blanks 


136 


74 


113 


63 


89 


475 


Licenses — Alcoholic 














Question No. 1 














A Yes 


922 


668 


773 


528 


496 


3387 


No 


1399 


1304 


1288 


868 


529 


5388 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 197 

Blanks 890 574 826 432 374 3096 

B Yes 

No 

Blanks 
C Yes 

No 

Blanks 

Attest: CHARLES F. YOUNG, 
Town Clerk 



854 


652 


725 


521 


444 


3196 


1354 


1257 


1265 


830 


513 


5219 


1003 


637 


897 


477 


442 


3456 


2110 


1690 


2034 


1322 


886 


8042 


698 


644 


550 


346 


306 


2544 


403 


212 


303 


160 


207 


1285 



Report of Town Treasurer 



TRUST FUNDS 

The Trust Funds and available income balances now in the hands of 
the Treasurer are as follows : 



Cornelius Sweetser Funds 

C. Sweetser Guarantee Fund 

Flint Old Burial Ground Fund 

Levi Flanders Burial Lot Fund 

Dr. John Hart Burial Lot Fund 

Gad and Clarissa Chandler Carter Burial 

Lot Fund 
Adams Coburn Burial Lot Fund 
Ezra W. Eaton Burial Lot Fund 
Rev. Thomas A. Emerson Old Cemetery Fund 
Harry E. Haskell Old Cemetery Fund 
Oliver Burial Lot Fund 
Stimpson Family Burial Lot Fund 
Clarissa E. Swain Burial Lot Fund 
Elizabeth Stout Burial Lot Fund 
C. Sweetser Burial Lot Fund 
John Sweetser Old Cemetery Fund 
Rev. Horace Eaton Burial Lot Fund 
Jane K. Vinton Burial Lot Fund 
James and Elizabeth Walton Perp. Care Fund 
Elizabeth F. Ingram Fund 
M. P. Raynor Old Cemetery Fund 
John Gould Aborn Library Fund 
Cyrus G. Beebe Library Fund 
Frederick Beebe Library Fund 
Hiram Eaton Library Fund 
Robert Parker Dolbeare Library Fund 
Willard Donnell Library Fund 



Principal 


Income 


of Fund 


Available 


10,000.00 


$ 314.85 


3,799.03 


118.28 


2,000.00 


71.45 


100.00 


3.57 


200.00 


7.87 


200.00 


7.07 


100.00 


3.90 


100.00 


3.21 


1,000.00 


34.65 


100.00 


3.95 


50.00 


1.97 


200.00 


7.04 


500.00 


17.57 


300.00 


11.16 


1,000.00 


34.67 


200.00 


7.87 


25.00 


.89 


50.00 


1.73 


100.00 


3.55 


1,500.00 


58.91 


100.00 


3.53 


1,689.26 


51.05 


2,000.00 


60.45 


1,000.00 


32.76 


1,000.00 


30.23 


500.00 


15.11 


500.00 


15.11 



198 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Milledge Elliot Library Fund 

Nathaniel Moses Fund 

Rev. Thomas A. Emerson Library Fund 

Flint Memorial Library Fund 

Merrill W. Gove Library Fund 

Melvin J. Hill Library Fund 

Dr. Francis P. Hurd Library Fund 

Franklin Poole Library Fund 

Mary H. Pratt Library Fund 

Ashton H. Thayer Library Fund 

Cyrus Wakefield Library Fund 

Annie L. Cox Library Fund 

Frank P. Wakefield Library Fund 

Mary E. Aborn Park Fund 

Sarah E. Bryant Park Fund 

Nancy White Park Fund 

Rev. Thomas A. Emerson High School Fund 

Nancy White Hurd School Fund 

Annie L. Cox Scholarship Fund for Italian Students 

Annie L. Cox Prize for Advancement in Design Fund 

Mary Lizzie Smith Fund for Care of 

Old Cannon on Common 
Jonathan Nichols Temperance Fund 
Willard Donnell Hospital Fund 
Income from Perpetual Care Funds 

for care of lots in Forest Glade Cemetery 53,245.00 1,525.59 



CASH ACCOUNT 

Dr. Paul Lazzaro, Treas. 

Total Receipts to Jan. 1, 1957 $ 11,734,432.86 



1,000.00 


30.23 


200.00 


3.50 


500.00 


15.11 


1,000.00 


32.76 


500.00 


15.10 


500.00 


15.11 


2,500.00 


75.56 


500.00 


16.39 


200.00 


6.05 


500.00 


15.11 


500.00 


16.39 


2,000.00 


60.45 


1,000.00 


30.68 


2,000.00 


60.45 


2,000.00 


84.21 


1,000.00 


30.23 


1,000.00 


78.96 


500.00 


20.72 


5,000.00 


155.91 


100.00 


3.79 


100.00 


4.29 


1,000.00 


59.12 


7,791.99 


238.89 



In Account with Town of Wakefield Cr. 

By Cash paid Selectmen's Warrants 10,678,280.91 

Cash in Treasury 1,056,151.95 



$ 11,734,432.86 



PERMANENT DEBT 

Maturing Debt paid as of 12/31/56 261,000.00 

Interest paid on Maturing Debt 75.114.25 

FINAL STATEMENT 

During the year 1957 the following loans will fall due and are to be 
included in the tax levy for 1957 : 

School Loan $152,000.00 

Street Bonds 33,000.00 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 199 



Highway and Police Building Loan 11,000.00 

Sewer Bonds 47,000.00 



$243,000.00 
Gas and Electric Bonds 5,000.00 

Maturing Water Bonds 44,000.00 



$ 49,000.00 
(Both taken from department appropriations) 

There will also be required the following amounts to meet the interest 
payments : 

School Loan $ 54,333.50 

Street Bonds 3,338.00 

Highway and Police Building Loan 1,062.50 

Sewer Bonds 10,448.75 

Temporary Note 3,375.00 



$ 72,557.75 
Gas and Electric Bonds 1,080.00 

Water Bonds 6,572.75 



$ 7,652.75 

PAUL LAZZARO, 

Treasurer 



Report of Compensation Agent 

January 11, 1957 

To the Honorable Board of Selectmen: 
Wakefield, Massachusetts 

Gentlemen : 

I herewith submit the report of the Compensation Agent for the year 
1956. 

COMPENSATION ACCOUNT 



Appropriation 


$ 300.00 


Disbursements 


220.80 


Balance 


$ 79.20 




Respectfully submitted, 




FRANK A. TREDINNICK, 




Compensation Agent 



200 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Forty-second Annual Report of the 
Town Accountant 

FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1956 

The total cash expenditures processed by the Town Accountant's office 
amounted to $5,381,332.09 of which amount $264,352.38 was withheld and 
expended from employees wages for Federal Income Taxes, Blue Cross and 
Teachers' Retirement. $336,554.33 was expended on account of Maturing 
Debt and Interest and $2,600.00 was repaid on Temporary Loans in antici- 
pation of State and County Reimbursement, and $248,342.92 was repaid on 
Temporary Loans in Anticipation of Tax Revenue. 

The net cost of town services for the year 1956 was $4,523,322.46 which 
is offset by government grants and departmental refunds. 

The total cash receipts amounted to $5,281,108.66 which indicates the 
necessity of serious control and consideration of this area of the financial 
program. 

Indebtedness continues as an important consideration in the town's 
financial condition with the addition of $176,000 during 1956 of which 
$26,000 was for water, and $150,000 for Sewerage Pumping Station and 
Forced Main. 

SCHEDULE OF BONDED INDEBTEDNESS 
DECEMBER 31, 1956 

Sewer Construction Bonds $543,000.00 

Highway Construction Bonds 161,000.00 

Water Construction Bonds 350,000.00 

Light Department Bonds 70,000.00 

School Bonds 2,436,000.00 

Highway Building and Police Station Bonds 101,000.00 



Total $3,661,000.00 

The operational and indebtedness cost of town services can be exam- 
ined by a simple comparison with other immediately surrounding com- 
munities. 











Per 


Per 


Per 








Tax 


Capita 


Capita Capita 


Community 


Population 


Valuation 


Rate 


Valuation 


Cost 


Debt 


Wakefield 


22,115 


33,200,700 


61.60 


1,501 


92.46 


166 


Melrose 


29,239 


49,035,450 


58.00 


1,677 


97.27 


16 


Reading 


16,440 


31,850,346 


57.50 


1,937 


111.38 


185 


Stoneham 


15,817 


25,017,550 


64.00 


1,581 


101.18 


146 


Natick 


26,213 


41,596,250 


65.00 


1,586 


103.09 


205 


Needham 


21,560 


59,115,821 


51.00 


2,741 


139.79 


221 


Dedham 


21,450 


39,561,850 


52.60 


1,844 


96.99 


103 


W. Springfield 


22,871 


49,068,304 


46.00 


2,145 


98.67 


171 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 201 

This method of comparison brings the tax rate and valuation variables 
together in the formation of a comparative per -capita cost factor. 

The records of the Treasurer have been examined and found to be in 
agreement with the Accountant's balances. 

Cash balances have been verified and are distributed as follows: 
General Funds on Deposit in : 

Wakefield Trust Company $806,425.93 

Second Bank— State Street Trust Company 242,776.18 

Cash in Transit, Deposited January, 1957 6,949.84 



$ 1,056,151.95 



Trust Funds have been checked by examination of Securities, Savings 
Bank Accounts and Deposit Books. 

Funds of the Contributory Retirement System have been verified by 
examination of Bank Books, Securities and the checking account balance 
was in agreement with the Accountant's balance. 

Funds are invested as follows: 

Savings Banks $ 91,446.27 

Co-operative Banks (Paid-up Shares) 162,000.00 

Investment Stock 27,352.00 

Public Utility Bonds 120,015.33 

U. S. Treasury Bonds 20,000.00 

U. S. Savings Bonds 60,000.00 



$480,813.60 
Wakefield Trust Company Checking Account 1,876.97 

Cash in Transit, deposited January, 1957 1,088.68 



$483,779.25 



All cancelled, permanent and temporary loans paid during the year by 
the Treasurer have been examined and found to be as reported. 

john j. McCarthy, 

Town Accountant 

RESERVE FUND 

Appropriation $ 21,719.41 

Transfer from Overlay Surplus 8,280.59 

Transfers : 

Selectmen Other Expense $ 100.00 

Selectmen Election Officer Salaries 116.00 

Selectmen Election Expense 320.00 

Accounting Other Expense 280.00 

Legal Expense 4,425.00 

Town Clerk Other Expense 64.00 

Election and Registration Other Expense 1,350.00 



202 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Assessors' Salary Clerk B 254.81 

Assessors Other Expense 46.14 

Collectors' Salary Clerk B 355.35 

School Other Expense 4,000.00 

Junior High School Lighting 756.00 

Health Other Expense 1,138.00 

Police Dept. Veterans' Pension 51.68 
Police Dept. Radio (12 volt) new automobile acct. 580.00 

Police Dept. Other Expense 60.24 

Veterans' Benefits Recipients 450.00 

Welfare— Town Home 500.00 

B.P.W. Director Vacation 225.00 

B.P.W. Associated Director's Salary 325.00 

B.P.W. Town Hall Maintenance 300.00 

B.P.W. Police Station Maintenance 101.01 

B.P.W. Highway Building Maintenance 83.00 

B.P.W. New Equipment 109.00 

B.P.W. Chapter 90 Maintenance 2,600.00 

B.P.W. Highway Maintenance 3,476.17 

B.P.W. Highway Labor 1,500.00 

B.P.W. Sewer Maintenance 72.62 

B.P.W. Dump Area Rental 1,612.84 

B.P.W. Garbage Collection 4,000.00 

Transfer to Overlay Surplus 748.14 



Total $ 30,000.00 $ 30,000.00 

EXCESS AND DEFICIENCY 

Balance January 1, 1956 $525,668.04 

Tax Title Redemptions 4,571.69 

Sale Foreclosed Tax Title Land 4,273.02 

Pro-Forma Taxes 1955 582.01 

Refunds Prior Year 70.00 

Audit Entries 198.00 

Excess Revenue 1956 62,073.09 

Town Meeting Transfers $ 71,630.00 

Audit Entries 151.00 

Free Cash 65,000.00 

Tax Titles 3,935.53 

Balance December 31, 1956 456,719.32 



Total $597,435.85 $597,435.85 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



203 



RECEIPTS FOR 1956 
For the Year Ending December 31, 1956. 



From Taxes — Current Year: 

Real Estate 

Personal 

Poll 



Taxes — Prior Years: 

Real Estate 

Personal 

PoU 

Sale Foreclosed Tax Titles 

Tax Title Redemptions 

Tax Title Interest, Releases and Costs 



$ 1,870,109.37 
74,539.08 
11,836.00 



$ 


52,607.76 




2,909.49 




320.00 


$ 


9,284.30 




2,787.13 




26.28 



$ 1,956,484.45 



$ 55,837.25 



$ 12,097.71 



Special Assessments: 

Sewers Apportioned 
Sewers Unapportioned 
Sewers Paid in Full 
Sidewalks Apportioned 
Sidewalks Unapportioned 
Sidewalks Paid in Full 

Motor Vehicle Excise Taxes 

Interest: 

Taxes 

Deferred Assessments 



Interest — Trust Funds: 

Forest Glade Cemetery Funds 

Old Cemetery 

Library Funds 

Park Funds 

Willard Donnell Trust Funds 

Annie L. Cox Advancement in Design 

Sweetser Lecture Fund 

Jonathan Nichols Temperance Fund 

Court Fines 

Board of Appeals 

Planning Board— Board of Survey 

Sale of Dogs 



$ 


12,165.33 
11,133.83 

5,427.03 
17,087.49 

5,427.01 
10,445.55 










$ 


61,686.24 






$ 


215,286.44 


$ 


2,377.51 
7,941.05 










$ 


10,318.56 


$ 


1,525.59 
12.00 

3,126.77 
90.68 
60.00 
5.00 
26.96 
10.00 










$ 


4,857.00 






$ 


1,177.00 






$ 


480.00 






$ 


163.80 






$ 


3.00 



204 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Selectmen's Department — License and Permit Fees: 



Liquor Package Goods Stores 


$ 4,000.00 




Victuallers 


195.00 




Motor Vehicle Dealers 


450.00 




Taxi 


100.00 




Pedler's 


15.00 




Employment Office 


5.00 




Junk 


30.00 




Lodging House 


10.00 




Second Hand Dealers 


25.00 




Auctioneers 


28.00 




Gasoline — Fuel Oils 


7.00 




Pin Ball Machines 


300.00 




Sunday 


140.00 




Pool and Bowling 


40.00 




Dance 


72.00 




Firearms 


15.00 


$ 


Collector's Department: 






Demand Costs — Warrant Fees 


$ 976.80 




Advertising Costs 


13.32 




Certificate of Liens 


950.00 


$ 


Town Clerk's Department: 






Marriage Licenses 


$ 424.00 




Dog Licenses 


2,994.35 




Fees on Dog Licenses 


291.60 




Sporting License Fees 


213.00 




Recording Mortgages 


2,146.00 




Other Fees 


381.79 


$ 


Police Department: 






Ambulance Receipts 


$ 213.00 




Other Receipts 


355.70 


$ 



Fire Department: 

Recharging Fire Extinguishers and 
Other Receipts 
Sealer Weights & Measures 
Building Inspector 
Wire Inspector 
Plumbing Inspector 

Health Department: 

Various Permit Fees 
Dog Clinic 



5,432.00 



1,940.12 



6,450.74 



568.70 







$ 


21.60 






$ 


399.25 






$ 


688.50 






$ 


1,667.50 






$ 


1,241.00 


$ 


145.50 
200.00 






„ 




$ 


345.50 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



205 



Welfare Department: 

Reimbursements — Cities and Towns 

Individuals 
Recovery 



2,723.27 
25.05 
25.00 



$ 2,773.32 



Old Age Assistance : 

From Cities and Towns 
Recovery 



7,098.75 
1,260.07 



$ 8,358.82 



School Department: 

Tuition — Lynnneld 
Other Tuition 
Adult Education 
George Barden Fund 
Rental of Auditoriums 
School Lunch Fund 
School Athletic Fund 
Woodworking 
Other Receipts 



65,256.42 

1,233.84 

326.00 

600.00 

770.00 

57,565.18 

10,665.16 

657.05 

211.92 



$ 137,285.57 



Library Department: 

Fines and Other Receipts 



$ 2,298.33 



Board of Public Works: 

Rental Lafayette Hall 
Sale of Scrap 



265.37 
82.93 



348.30 



Cemetery Division: 

Sale of Lots 
Opening Graves 
Lowering Device 
Perpetual Care 
Foundations 
Annual Care 
Liners 
All Other 



2,257.00 

1,835.00 
213.00 

2,210.00 
729.24 
166.00 

1,037.00 
15.00 



$ 8,462.24 



Park Division: 

Bath House Receipts 
Motor Boat Permits 



258.85 
8.50 



267.35 



206 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Water Division: 

Water Rates $ 178,197.44 

Water Services 10,565.89 

Water Turn-Ons 30.00 

Water Summons 236.60 

Water Maintenance 1,870.52 

Water Construction 370.33 



Sewer Division: 

Sewer Connections $ 31,639.22 

Other Receipts 1,098.67 



Light Department: 

Sale of Electricity 
Sale of Gas 
All Other 



Grants from Federal Government: 

For Old Age Assistance Recipients $ 

For Old Age Assistance Administration 
For Aid Dependent Children Recipients 
For Aid Dependent Children Administration 
For Disability Assistance Recipients 
For Disability Assistance Administration 



278,903.01 

868,736.73 

13,893.97 



113,903.34 

11,377.65 

9,079.84 

1,132.04 

12,037.89 

1,017.82 



$ 191,270.78 



$ 32,737.89 



$ 1,161,533.71 



$ 148,548.58 



Grants from Commonwealth of Massachusetts: 

Welfare Temporary Aid $ 2,085.03 

Aid Dependent Children 8,060.25 

Disability Assistance 26,142.98 

Old Age Assistance 129,258.92 

Veterans' Services 16,109.17 

Health Subsidies 1,003.58 

Director of Standards 75.00 

Hurricane Damage 11,309.58 

Corporation Tax 97,616.58 

Meals Tax 7,480.74 

Support Indigent Persons 497.49 

Chapter 90 Maintenance 1,299.96 

Chapter 90 Construction 17,327.93 

Civil Defense 945.91 

Reimbursement Loss 1950 Taxes 684.48 

Reimbursement Loss 1956 Taxes 163.29 

Tax Abatement Paraplegic Veterans 2,322.32 

School Construction 53,465.73 



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Vocational Education— English 
Speaking Classes 
Tuition — State Wards 
School Aid Chapter 70 
School Lunch Fund 



3,424.02 

8,902.18 

215,637.06 

25,582.48 



$ 629,394.68 



Grants from Middlesex County: 

Dog Licenses 

Chapter 90 Highway Maintenance 

Chapter 90 Highway Construction 



2,306.39 
1,299.96 
8,663.97 



$ 12,270.32 



Agency and Trust: 

Federal Tax Deductions 
Teachers' Retirement Deductions 
Blue Cross Deductions 



206,551.48 
25,570.00 
36,957.75 



$ 269,079.23 



General Loans: 

Temporary Loans — Anticipation Taxes $ 250,000.00 

Discount on Temporary Loan — 

Anticipation Taxes 1,657.08 



Temporary Loan Anticipation Reimbursement 
Water Loan 

Premium on Notes $ 

Accrued Interest on Bond Issues 



7.35 
55,56 



$ 248,342.92 
$ 31,500.00 
$ 50,000.00 



62.91 



Insurance Adjustments: 

Fire Department — Broken Hydrant 
Fire Loss — Warren School 
Pumping Station — Vandalism 
Town Hall — Boiler 



288.60 

70.80 

115.00 

693.88 



$ 1,168.28 



Refunds: 



Veterans' Benefits 

Welfare 

Old Age Assistance 

Disability Assistance 

Aid Dependent Children 

School Department 

Middlesex County 

Health Department 

Election Expense — Selectmen 

Civil Defense 



990.99 

603.30 

2,200.28 

378.86 

410.35 

69.59 

36.25 

587.40 

20.00 

17.20 



208 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Forest Warden 

Poll Tax 

Excise Tax 

Dog Licenses 

Petty Cash Refunds 



Total Receipts 

Cash on Hand January 1, 1956 



1.50 

2.00 

2.00 

1,936.35 

1,075.00 



Total Receipts and Cash on Hand, December 31, 1956 



$ 8,331.07 

$5,281,180.66 
$ 1,156,303.38 

$ 6,437,484.04 



PAYMENTS 

Expenditures for the Year Ending December 31, 1956 
Selectmen's Department 



Salaries of Board 
Clerk of Board 

Pension 
Other Expense: 
Town Meeting Warrants 
Town Reports 
Telephone, Supplies 
All Other 

Art. 75 B. & M. Parking Area 
(Tuttle Street) 



Salaries 

and 
Wages 
$ 690.00 
321.00 



Expense 



$ 927.00 

1,848.80 

607.90 

395.93 



$ 1,011.00 
$ 208.65 



$ 3,779.63 
$ 194.04 

$ 5,193.32 



Accounting Department: 

Salary of Accountant 
Junior Accountant 
Account Clerks 
Clerk B 

Accountant's Auto Allowance 
Other Expense: 

Printing, Binding 

Postage, Supplies 
Duplicating Machine 
All Other 



5,100.00 
1,817.37 
6,000.00 
1,275.00 



517.87 
331.01 
132.75 
290.42 



$ 14,192.37 
$ 200.00 



$ 1,272.05 



$ 15,664.42 



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Treasurer's Department 










Salary of Treasurer 


$ 2,850.00 








Paymaster 


617.00 








Clerical Assistance 


1,129.57 




$ 


4,596.57 






Tax Titles 






$ 


1,030.00 


Other Expense: 










Certification of Notes 


$ 


107.50 






Printing, Advertising, Supplies 




623,57 






Typewriter 




265.30 






Cabinet Desk, File 




154.83 






Telephone, All Other 




388.80 


$ 


1,540.00 










$ 


7,166.57 


Legal Department 










Salary Town Counsel 


$ 4,000.00 




$ 


4,000.00 






Other Expense: 










Damages 


$ 


5,146.80 






Constable Fees 




343.90 






Research 




599.80 






Recording Costs 




216.79 






Clerical Assistance 




114.24 






Reference Books 




502.67 






Supplies, All Other 




342.07 


$ 


7,266.27 



$ 11,266.27 



Collector's Department 












Salary of Collector 




$ 3,650.00 








Clerk C 




2,508.56 








Clerk B 




2,905.35 




$ 


9,063.91 






Deputy Collector 










75.00 


Other Expense: 












Postage, Printing, Tax 


Sale 


$ 


2,106.80 






Telephone 






152.11 






Supplies, All Other 






250.05 


$ 


2,508.96 










$ 11,647.87 



Assessors' Department 

Salaries of Assessors 
Office Supervisor 
Clerk C 
Clerk B 



4,002.00 
4,200.00 
2,452.08 
2,504.81 



210 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Assistant Assessor 


80.00 


i 


* 1 


3,238.89 


Auto Allowance 








200.00 


New Safe 








1,282.83 


Other Expense : 










Supplies, Printing, Binding 


$ 


662.54 






Transfers 




317.77 






Telephone 




113.14 






All Other 




427.69 










= 


$ 


1,521.14 




$ 16,242.86 


Town Clerk's Department 






Salary of Town Clerk $ 


3,650.00 








Clerk C 


2,650.00 








Extra Clerical 


50.00 




$ 


6,350.00 


Other Expense: 










Advertising, Printing 


$ 


201.94 






Supplies, Binding 




254.74 






Telephone, All Other 




227.68 


$ 


684.36 




$ 


7,034.36 


Election and Registration 








Salaries of Registrars $ 


442.98 








Clerk of Board 


300.00 








Assistant Registrars 


1,800.00 








Clerical Assistants 


2,038.40 




$ 


4,581.38 






Other Expense: 










Printing Advertising 


$ 


281.41 






Election Expenses, Transportation 




2,199.94 






Office Supplies 




126.69 






Street Lists 




450.00 






Extra Clerical Assistance 




321.85 






All Other 




131.95 


$ 


3,511.84 



$ 8,093.22 



Election Expense — Selectmen 

Election Officers 

Other Expense: 
Meals 
Care of Booths 



$ 3,684.75 



$ 634.22 
204.00 



$ 3,684.75 



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Equipment 






111.50 






Installation of Lights 






165.00 






All Other 






28.50 


$ 


1,143.22 




$ 


4,827.97 


Police Department 












Salary of Chief 


$ 


5,200.00 








Lieutenant 




4,650.00 








Sergeants 




8,203.04 








Patrolmen 




95,426.49 








Substitution 




1,643.69 








Clerk B 




2,650.00 








Matron 




75.00 
















$iirrfliift 99 


Pension 








«px 

$ 


1,614.20 


Traffic Supervisors 


$ 


4,155.30 

$ 


988.25 


$ 


5,143.55 


New Station Wagon 








$ 


2,080.00 


Uniform Allowance 


-..-.. r, r 








1,425.60 


Other Expense: 












Elections, July 4th, Halloween 


$ 


523.38 




$ 


523 38 


Boulevard Beach, Boat 


$ 


323.99 




%J£i%J »%J\J 


, 




$ 


57.59 


$ 


381.58 


Park and Common 


$ 


167.08 




$ 


167 08 


Motor Vehicles 




$ 


2,457.60 


±vj i tV/u 


Radio, Telephones 






1,142.08 






Meals, Laundry 






134.41 




* 


Office Supplies, Printing 






791.73 






Equipment and Supplies 






326.41 






All Other 






639.74 


$ 


5,491.97 




$134,675.58 



Fire Department 

Salary of Chief 

Captain 

Lieutenants 

Mechanic 

Firefighters 

Call Men 



$ 5,000.00 
4,650.00 

16,700.00 
4,150.00 

91,262.34 
4,978.19 



$126,740.53 



212 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Pensions 

Out of State Travel 
New Equipment 
Fire Prevention 
Uniform Allowance 










$ 


3,632.37 

78.93 

2,807.76 

99.54 

800.00 


New Pumping Engine 

Other Expense: 
Equipment Maintenance 
Apparatus Maintenance 
Telephones, Office Adm. 
All Other 






$ 


807.99 

2,021.10 

500.22 

854.46 


$ 


17,523.85 
4,183.77 






-: 




$155,866.75 


Hydrant Rental 


$ 


2,340.00 


Civil Defense Department 






Clerk A 






$ 

$ 


1,500.00 

239.62 
514.58 
335.27 
1,036.68 
375.43 


$ 


1,500.00 


Other Expense: 
Directors Expense and Office Adm. 
Radio Telephones 
Fire Equipment and Maintenance 
Police Equipment and Maintenance 
Motor Vehicle 




Medical 








478.98 






All Other 








27.58 


$ 


3,008.14 




$ 


4,508.14 


Building Inspector's Department 








Salary of Inspector 
Clerk A 


$ 


3,450.00 
933.33 






$ 


4,383.33 
300.00 


Auto Allowance 






Other Expense 






$ 


299.11 


$ 


2QQ 11 












$ 


4,982.44 


Wire Inspector's Department 






Salary of Inspector 
Clerk A 


$ 


600.00 
466.50 










Extra Clerical Assistance 




100.00 






$ 










1,166.50 



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Auto Allowance 
Other Expense 



$ 219.32 



$ 150.00 



$ 219.32 



$ 1,535.82 



Plumbing Inspector's Department 

Salary of Inspector 

Auto Allowance 



$ 1,000.00 



Sealer Weights and Measures Department 

Salary of Sealer 



$1,200.00 



$ 1,000.00 
$ 100.00 

$ 1,100.00 









$ 


1,200.00 


Truck Allowance 






$ 


200.00 


All Other 




45.06 








$ 1,200.00 


- 


$ 


45.06 




$ 


1,445.06 


Dog Officer Salary 












$ 


1,200.00 






Auto Allowance 








160.00 


Pension 








664.47 




$ 


2,024.47 


Compensation Account 




$ 


244.80 


Health Department 








Salaries of Board 


$ 414.00 








Health Agent 


738.00 








Public Health Nurse 


2,850.00 








Milk Inspector 


738.00 








Extra Clerical Assistance 


80.00 




$ 


4,820.00 






Auto Allowances 








500.00 


Polio Clinic 








2,577.83 


Mosquito Control 








2,000.00 


All Other: 










Polio Expense 


$ 


901.20 






Milk Analyses 




158.75 






Tuberculosis 




4,444.82 






Contagion 




284.97 






Premature Births 




1,615.70 






Dog Clinic 




361.00 







214 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Nuisances 


131.00 


Telephone Answering Service, Telephone 




and Office Adm. 


464.04 


All Other 


178.12 




$ 8,539.60 



$ 18,437.43 



Welfare Department 

General Relief: 
Salaries of Board 



$ 690.00 



1955 Unpaid Bills 




$ 690.00 
$ 3,707.30 


All Other: 






Recipients 


$ 4,824.83 




Hospital, Medical, Nursing Homes 


3,224.51 




Groceries 


1,259.91 




Clothing, Fuel, Rent, Board 


483.65 




Relief by Other Cities and Towns 


2,642.32 




All Other 


206.13 


$ 12,641.35 



General Relief Administration: 

Agent and Clerks 

Telephones, Office Adm. and 
All Other 



$ 456.93 



$ 233.57 



$ 456.93 



$ 233.57 



$ 17,729.15 



Disability Assistance 

Recipients — Town 
Recipients — Federal 



Disability Assistance Administration 

Agent and Clerks — Town 
Agent and Clerks — Federal 

Other Expense — Town 
Other Expense — Federal 



$ 43,000.00 
5,600.49 



$ 48,600.49 



913.86 
918.22 



$ 367.14 
49.09 



$ 1,832.08 



$ 416.23 



$ 50,848.80 



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Aid Dependent Children 

Recipients — Town 
Recipients— Federal 



$ 19,000.00 
4,458.75 



$ 23,458.75 



Aid Dependent Children Adminstration 

Agent and Clerks— Town $ 456.93 

Agent and Clerks — Federal 459.11 



Other Expense — Town 
Other Expense — Federal 


$ 9,595.53 
10,758.50 


$ 183.57 
665.81 


$ 
$ 


916.04 
849.38 




$ 25,224.17 


Old Age Assistance 

Recipients — Town 

Recipients — Federal 

Recipients — Other Cities and Towns 


$211,000.00 

86,314.59 

2,840.99 


$300,155.58 

$ 20,354.03 
$ 2,399.53 


Old Age Assistance Administration 

Agent and Clerks — Town 
Agent and Clerks — Federal 


$ 652.47 
1,747.06 


Other Expense — Town 
Other Expense — Federal 


$ 900.00 
1,325.00 






TOTAL WELFARE EXPENDITURES 


$322,909.14 
$416,711.26 


Town Infirmary 

Pension 
Other Expense: 
Telephone, Light, Fuel 
Care of Buildings 
All Other 


$ 1,184.01 
72.90 
31.74 


$ 

$ 


941.70 
1,288.65 


■ . :■ _:••■: ■; 


$ 


2,230.35 


Veterans' Benefits Department 

Salary of Agent 
Clerk B 


. .... - 


$ 


2,225.00 



- :" :• :.- ~".-_xzj~7ii_r; 



:: T-TMii 25:115 108.15 

?.r :.:.:i:c 33360.64 

S 33360J64 

Te:r?ji:-r S 234^1 

r~:f Surrliss All 0:iier :;- i~ 



s : >: :•: 



s i - 12: :•: 

10.500.00 

2 :-: '. '.*'. 

1L14: E 



:un;: >:.*.-. 12 442 ;-: 



44: :: 



2 f Iff lr 



5 200.00 
609.70 



S 3:121 
TOTAIL TZTEP.AX5 ESPENDriTHSS $ 37O3&60 



S 43.128.75 



$207.05510 

134-561.35 

356373© S697.990.10 

$ 2SJER1M 

- r.\ =: 



: -.': ":' =■: 



C-r--"^ li 7.427.50 

- ; - ; ; - - - 

?r\ ..z^ s i~ "-:: :; 

S .-.-.-. r - . : 7 i^d 1376.10 S &S22.27 $ 10,79837 

2 :.'.,;. L;— _i 7u^d 15/708Jt 58307.02 '4 115 SI 

.._ I:. :i :~ 2-14.11 :=-!=:- 4300.00 

-...: I:. : = :.;-— 3:;:-' Funi "-1 -2!- 77639 

:: S:i :- 7 ^ - 262.90 26230 

Tr^ie 5: : 42-2 14 5,486.04 

:_-„:: :-:=-. V. .--.:". I_ri::^i2 20 r 756jOD 21 '5-1 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



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1955 Unpaid Bills 


4,722.91 


4,722.91 


High School Building Bond Issue 


6,544.52 


6,544.52 


Walton School Building Appropriation 


2,424.20 




Walton School Building Bond Issue 


60,668.80 


$ 63,093.00 






Books and Supplies: 






High 


$ 19,620.01 




Junior High 


15,079.50 




Elementary 


19,959.02 


$ 54,658.53 






Maintenance: 






High 


$ 9,285.99 




Junior High 


9,463.71 




Elementary 


29,196.90 


$ 47,946.60 






Fuel and Light: 






High 


$ 15,818.16 




Junior High 


2,822.42 




Elementary 


21,926.56 


$ 40,567.14 






All Other: 






Transportation of Pupils 


$ 11,812.85 




Superintendents and Supervisors 






Travel Expense 


2,909.10 




Superintendents and High School Office 


1,901.06 




Telephones 


3,891.67 




Committee Expense 


1,102.21 




Health Expense 


362.80 




Motor Vehicle Expense 


1,117.90 




Outlay 


1,133.20 




Tuition, Americanization, Physically Handicapped 159.28 




All Other Expense 


2,781.47 


$ 27,171.54 






TOTAL SCHOOL EXPENDITURES 


$ 1,245,577.97 



Library Department 

Salaries : 
Librarian 

Assistant Librarian 
Youth 
Circulation 
Children's 
Branch 

Administrative Assistant 
Senior Assistant 
Senior Assistant 
Junior Assistant 
Junior Assistant 
Clerk A 



4,946.87 
3,650.00 
3,262.58 
3,463.91 
3,300.00 
3,262.57 
2,850.00 
2,500.00 
2,500.00 
2,235.07 
2,250.00 
1,332.00 



218 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Substitution 


460.60 






Part Time Attendants 


2,850.00 






Custodial Supervisor 


3,650.00 




$ 42,513.60 






Permanent Improvements 




$ 718.87 


$ 718.87 


Other Expense : 








Books 




$ 7,830.23 




Supplies 




2,077.58 




Periodicals 




1,039.74 




Binding 




1,151.15 




Maintenance 




2,904.18 




Telephones 




431.14 




Light 




1,112.11 




Fuel 




1,543.87 




Records 




245 .21 




All Other 




646.73 


$ 18,981.94 








$ 62,214.41 



Recreation Department 

Salaries: 
Supervisor 
Assistants 
Lake Supervision 

New Equipment 

Baseball Equipment (Art. 18, 1956) 

All Other 



Unclassified 

Miscellaneous 

Planning Board 

Board of Appeals 

Rifle Range Co. E 182d Infantry 

Insurance ■/ 

Insurance 1955 

Capital Outlay 

Capital Outlay 1955 

Middlesex County Hospital 

Middlesex County Tax 

Dog Licenses to County 



$ 800.00 










4,184.00 










1,200.00 


$ 
$ 


300.00 
1,600.00 

1,700.00 


$ 

$ 
$ 


6,184.00 

1,900.00 
1,700.00 




$ 


9,784.00 




$ 


1,532.63 

390.34 

460.25 

210.00 

34,361.41 

5,133.87 

800.00 

202.56 

20,364.51 

71,995.55 

4,943.15 










-_ 


$140,394.27 



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Rental of Veterans' Quarters: 












Marines 






$ 600.00 






Veterans' Foreign Wars 






1,200.00 






American Legion 






750.00 






Amvets 






600.00 


$ 


3,150.00 


Veterans' Organizations: 












Memorial Day 






$ 1,757.38 






Veterans' Day 






300.00 


$ 


2,057.38 


Payroll Deductions: 












Federal Withholding 






$202,401.28 






Blue Cross 






25,464.25 






Teachers' Retirement 






36,486.85 














$264,352.38 






Retirement System: 












Pension Accumulation Fund 






$ 65,798.00 














$ 65,798.00 






Expense Fund 


$ 


2,550.00 


$ 1,020.00 


$ 


3,570.00 


State and Metropolitan Charges: 












Smoke Inspection 






$ 324.71 






Auditing Municipal Accounts 






7,092.37 






Examination Retirement System 






374.63 






Metropolitan Parks and Reservations 




27,554.39 






Metropolitan Sewer — North System 






44,911.54 














$ 80,257.64 






Visiting Nurse 


$ 


1,500.00 




$ 


1,500.00 






Finance Committee: 












Administrative Assistant 


$ 


600.00 








Clerical Assistance 




250.00 




$ 


850.00 


Other Expense 






$ 895.08 


$ 


895.08 


Personnel Board: 












Clerical Assistance 


$ 


586.19 




$ 


586.19 


Other Expense 






$ 137.45 










$ 


137.45 




$563,548.39 


Municipal Light Department 


■'.•'.' :- 






Commissioners Salaries 


$ 


414.00 




$ 


414.00 


Salaries and Pensions 


$255,640.43 












1 




$255,640.43 



220 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Other Expense: 
Electricity Purchased 
Gas Purchased 

All Other 



$487,619.65 
114,563.38 

$218,864.19 



$602,183.03 



$218,864.19 



$ 1,077,101.65 



Street Lights 



$ 30,500.00 



$ 30,500.00 



ublic Works Department 








Salaries: 








Director $ 


8,625.00 






Assistant Director 


325.00 






Supervisor 


4,850.00 






Clerk of Board 


390.00 






Clerk C 


2,900.00 






Cost Clerk 


3,763.62 






Clerk C 


3,000.00 






Engineering 


14,981.13 






Garage 


9,170.00 




$ 48,004.75 






Transportation, Equipment Maintenance 




$ 10,341.33 




Garbage Collection 




15,375.00 




Engineering 




710.36 




Refuse Area Rental 




1,500.00 


$ 27,926.69 






New Equipment — Art. 16 : 








2 Reversible Snow Plows 




$ 1,352.40 




1 Meteor "40" Whiteprinter 




1,719.75 




1 Associated Charger 




166.60 




1 Buckeye Surface Material Spreader 




1,137.51 




1 International Dump Truck 




2,900.00 




1 3-ton Rubbish Truck 




7,525.00 




1 %-Ton Pick-up Truck 




1,374.00 




1 40" Chainsaw 




478.00 




1 Triplex Mower w/guards 




1,053.50 




Advertising, All Other 




76.70 


$ 17,783.46 






All Other Expense: 








Telephones 




$ 389.84 




Office Administration 




78.07 




All Other 




373.47 


$ 841.38 




$ 94,556.28 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



221 



Public Works Buildings: 

Town Hall 

Building Attendant 
Substitution 

Other Expense: 
Fuel 

Lights and Power 
Water 
Repairs 

Material and Supplies 
All Other 



$ 


2,850.00 
485.77 










$ 


1,359.89 

433.38 

20.88 








63.58 

122.11 

10.85 



$ 3,335.77 



$ 2,010.69 



$ 5,346.46 



Lafayette Building 

Custodial Supervisor 
Substitution 

Auto Allowance 

Other Expense: 
Fuel 

Lights and Power 
Repairs to Buildings 
Water 

Material and Supplies 
All Other 



3,850.00 
150.00 



Police Station 

Building Attendant 
Substitution 



Other Expense: 
Fuel 

Lights and Power 
Repairs to Buildings 
Water 

Material and Supplies 
All Other 







$ 


4,000.00 








200.00 


$ 


1,746.16 

365.48 

1,628.86 

29.16 

503.18 

76.49 










$ 


4,349.33 




$ 


8,549.33 


$ 3,150.00 








1,576.32 












$ 


4,726.32 




$ 


1,585.21 
667.20 
562.11 

72.00 
214.74 

57.75 










$ 


3,159.01 




$ 


7,885.33 



222 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Fire Stations 

Fuel 

Lights and Power 
Water 

Material and Supplies 
Equipment and Repairs 
All Other 



Moth and Tree Division 



$ 1,502.34 

352.79 

127.80 

209.71 

2,257.09 

38.77 



$ 4,488.50 



Supervisor 


$ 


4,450.00 




$ 4,450.00 








Tree Climbers 


$ 10,761.83 






Vacations and Holidays 




852.24 






Sick Leave 




151.44 




$ 11,765.51 








Pension 








$ 1,820.31 


Other Expense: 










Material and Supplies 




$ 


174.34 




Equipment and Repairs 






904.99 




All Other 






447.53 


$ 1,526.86 



$ 19,562.68 



Park Division 

Supervisor 

Maintenance Men 
Vacations and Holidays 
Emergency and Sick Leave 

Bath House 

Car Allowance 

Other Expense: 
Equipment and Repairs 
Material and Supplies 
All Other 



$ 2,225.00 

$ 2,225.00 

$ 12,116.66 

819.87 
77.68 

$ 13,014.21 

$ 3,079.03 $ 145.77 $ 3,224.80 

$ 150.00 

$ 347.61 

639.38 

455.40 
$ 1,442.39 



$ 20,056.40 



Cemetery Division 

Supervisor 



$ 2,225.00 



$ 2,225.00 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



223 



Maintenance Men 
Vacations and Holidays 
Emergency and Sick Leave 

Car Allowance 

Other Expense: 

Material and Supplies 

Equipment and Repairs 

Water 

Vaults 

Repairs to Buildings 

All Other 



5,298.94 

237.56 

91.08 





$ 


5,627.58 




$ 


150.00 


$ 1,178.86 






479.73 






15.12 






914.03 






31.94 






173.74 








$ 


2,793.42 




$ 10,796.00 



Water Division 

Supervisor 



$ 3,089.86 



Clerk C 


$ 2,650.00 


Clerk B 


2,250.00 


Clerk B 


2,282.80 


Maintenance Men 


$ 36,619.20 


Vacations and Holidays 


5,930.20 


Sick Leave 


1,042.80 


Emergency Leave 


265.80 



Pension 
Stations 
Services 

1954 Water Construction B.I. 

1955 Water Construction B.I. 

1956 Water Construction B.I. 
Water Survey Committee 

Other Expense: 

Fuel 

Office 

Telephones 

Lights and Power 

All Other 

Motor Vehicles 

Meters and Pipes 

Equipment and Repairs 

Repairs to Buildings 

Supervision and Analysis 

Chlorine 



$ 10,038.65 

6,841.24 

1,123.38 

6,600.84 

12,528.92 



14,288.36 

5,061.45 

16,908.94 

22,684.88 

392.75 

2,724.30 
1,389.64 
1,059.64 

15,169.63 
1,012.88 
1,895.41 

13,027.20 

4,333.22 

1,999.45 

642.40 

904.75 



$ 3,089.86 



$ 7,182.80 



$ 43,858.00 

$ 2,779.40 

$ 10,038.65 

21,129.60 

6,184.83 

23,509.78 

35,213.80 

392.75 



224 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



Rentals 

1 %-Ton Utility Truck 
1 Oldsmobile Sedan 




1,044.38 
1,665.00 
1,400.00 


$ 48,267.90 








$201,647.37 


Sewer Division 






Supervisor 


$ 1,360.14 


> 8,502.49 


$ 1,360.14 

$ 8,280.27 
$ 253.50 
$ 20,000.00 


Maintenance Men 
Vacations and Holidays 
Sick Leave 


$ 7,838.87 

422.48 

18.92 


Pension 

Sewer Connections 


$ 11,497.51 4 



1,761.51 
119.43 



1954 Sewer Construction Appn. 

1955 Sewer Construction B.I. (Art. 1-7) 
1955 Sewer Construction Appn. 

(Art. 24) 
1955 Sewer Construction B.I. (Art. 24) 

1955 Low Level Sewer Pumps Appn. 
(Art. 43) 

1956 Engineering for Sewer Const. (Art. 26) 
1956 Sewer Construction Appn. 

(Art. 27) 
1956 Sewer Construction B.I. (Art. 27) 
1956 No. 2 Sewer Construction Appn. 

(Art. 1) 
AU Other: 

Tools and Equipment 

Lights and Power 

Fuel and Water 

Telephones 

Equipment and Repairs 

Repairs to Buildings 

Material and Supplies 

Rentals 

All Other 



213.42 
17.30 



3,256.34 3,256.34 

3,549.26 3,549.26 



35,122.13 
15,369.82 

1,186.32 
5,982.23 

18,408.57 
18,246.81 



35,335.55 
15,387.12 

1,186.32 
5,982.23 

20,170.08 
18,366.24 



22.33 30,330.18 30,352.51 

$ 662.22 
1,663.46 
488.95 
76.26 
430.06 
101.22 
802.80 
142.50 
48.15 
$ 4,415.62 



$167,895.18 



Highway Division 

Supervisor 

Clerk B 



$ 1,885.84 



$ 2,650.00 



$ 1,885.84 
$ 2,650.00 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



225 



Maintenance Labor 


$ 1,606.98 








Vacations and Holidays 


6,317.66 








Emergency Leave 


305.30 








Sick Leave 


1,615.44 




$ 


9,845.38 






Pensions 






$ 


6,639.12 


Street Cleaning 


$ 2,146.70 


$ 1,126.79 


$ 


3,273.49 


Patching 


9,141.70 


8,651.30 




17,793.00 


Repairs to Sidewalks 


910.19 


111.10 




1,021.29 


Sidewalks and Guardrails 


61.14 


196.92 




258.06 


Surface Treatment 


2,525.04 


15,178.63 




17,703.67 


Street Signs 


1,961.52 


223.83 




2,185.35 


Drainage 


5,779.06 


1,242.71 




7,021.77 


Dumps 


3,579.03 


1,215.49 




4,794.52 


Catch Basins 


3,133.74 


68.43 




3,202.17 


Rubbish Collection 


20,201.83 


305.26 




20,507.09 


Traffic Lines 




1,390.29 




1,390.29 


All Other 




229.14 




229.14 


Highway Building: 










Custodial Supervisor 


$ 2,647.33 








Substitution 


39.66 




$ 


2,686.99 






Other Expense: 










Fuel 




$ 1,844.45 






Lights 




269.24 






Water 




33.36 






Repairs 




638.72 






Material and Supplies 




251.46 






Telephones and All Other 




325.11 


$ 


3,362.34 






Snow and Ice: 










Labor 


$ 31,892.58 









Equipment Rental 

Other Expense: 
Salt 

Cross Chains 
Plow Blades 
Ice Growsers 
Neoprene Coats 
Sand 
All Other 

1955 Chap. 90 Construction 

1956 Chap. 90 Construction 
1956 Chap. 90 Maintenance 



32.00 

31.20 

1,095.07 



$ 22,141.20 

$ 2,537.00 
781.24 
509.70 
893.20 
109.22 
1,299.46 
2,981.46 

$ 34,655.85 

2,804.93 



$ 31,892.58 



$ 22,141.20 



$ 9,111.28 

$ 34,687.85 

31.20 

3,900.00 



226 



TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



1953 Drainage 

1954 Drainage 

1955 Drainage 

1956 Drainage 
1953 Sidewalks 

1955 Sidewalks 

1956 Sidewalks 

1955 Rebuilding Sidewalks 

1952 Replacing Curbing 

1953 Replacing Curbing 

1954 Street Construction B.I. 

1956 Street Construction Appn. (Art. 30) 
1956 Street Construction B.I. Transfer 

(Art. 30) 
1956 No. 2 Street Construction Appn. 
(Art. 5) 



101.80 


83.30 


185.10 


3,007.47 


63.20 


3,070.67 


65.42 


5,361.28 


5,426.70 


3,385.80 


7,560.27 


10,946.07 




32.99 


32.99 




3,852.46 


3,852.46 




76.50 


76.50 




3,778.15 


3,778.15 




1,017.37 


1,017.37 




1,271.77 


1,271.77 




459.96 


459.96 




13,944.55 


13,944.55 




5,579.85 


5,579.85 




10,942.60 


$ 10,942.60 






$268,798.36 



Public Works — Special Articles 

1954 Art. 91 Memorial Tablet 

1954 Art. 45 Hall Park Development 

1955 Art. 48 Edward J. Connelly Park Grading 
1955 Art. 8 North Ave. Parking Area 

5/2/55 Art. 2 Main St. Parking Area 

Lease 557.82 

5/2/55 Art. 3 Main Street Parking Area 

Const. 
1955 Art. 9 Boston and Maine Land Purchase 
1955 Art. 3 Remodel Front Fire Station 
1955 Art. 80 Little League Field 
7/11/55 Art. 13 Bath House Repairs 
1955 Art. 44 New Ave. Forest Glade 1,096.67 

1955 Art. 46 Guardrails and Fences 

1955 Art. 42 Repairs to Wall Beebe's Cove 

1956 Art. 19 Various Playground Projects 91.31 
1956 Art. 21 John J. Round Park 

8/13/56 Art. 9 Connelly Park Fence 
1956 Art. 57 Hall Park Development 
1956 Art. 23 Backstop— Dolbeare School 
1956 Art. 54 Quannapowitt Lake Treatment 
1956 Art. 58 Guardrails and Fences 



180.00 


$ 180.00 


1,488.00 


1,488.00 


7.50 


7.50 


12,599.30 


12,599.30 



7,998.86 
715.50 

1,039.47 

1,911.53 
290.00 

1,353.64 
639.00 
368.75 

2,811.31 
65.24 

2,263.27 

2,500.00 
789.74 
400.00 

1,215.50 



557.82 

7,998.86 
715.50 

1,039.47 

1,911.53 
290.00 

2,450.31 
639.00 
368.75 

2,902.62 
65.24 

2,263.27 

2,500.00 
789.74 
400.00 

1,215.50 



$ 40,382.41 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 



227 



Perpetual Care Funds Income 


$ 


1,422.98 


$ 1,422.98 


Water Bonds 




$ 39,000.00 


Water Interest 




5,209.75 


$ 44,209.75 


Interest 






Highway 




$ 3,964.75 




School 




56,946.25 




Sewer 




11,096.75 




Light 




1,160.00 




Police Station 




1,350.00 




Highway Building and Police Station 


487.50 










$ 75,005.25 






Anticipation of Tax Revenue 






$ 1,657.08 


Anticipation of Reimbursement 






52.00 


Maturing Debt 








Highway 




$ 42,000.00 




School 




159,000.00 




Sewer 




49,000.00 




Light 




5,000.00 




Police Station 




5,000.00 




Highway Building and Police Station 


6,000.00 










$266,000.00 


Temporary Loans 






Anticipation of Tax Revenue 




$248,342.92 




Anticipation of Reimbursement 




2,600.00 


$250,942.92 


Refunds 






Real Estate Taxes 




$ 19,944.61 




Poll Taxes 




16.00 




Excise Taxes 




4,299.59 




Sewer Connection Deposits 




6,435.92 




Water Rates 




101.88 




Betterments 




87.49 




Committed Interest 




41.34 


$ 30,926.83 


Agency and Trust 






Cemetery Trust Funds 




$ 12.00 




Cemetery Perpetual Care 




2,020.00 




Annie L. Cox Advancement In Design 


5.00 




Jonathan Nichols Temperance 


Fund 


10.00 






JAN. 1- 




$ 2,047.00 


TOTAL CASH EXPENDITURES 


■DEC. 31, 1956 $5,381,332.09 


Cash on Hand, December 31, IS 


156 


$ 
$ 


1 1,056,151.95 




! 6,437,484.04 



228 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 



ANALYSES OF LIGHT DEPARTMENT ACCOUNT 

Operation Account 

Balance January 1, 1956 $ 135,405.32 

Receipts for 1956 1,161,533.77 

Transfers 190,947.39 

Payments 1,082,701.65 

Transfer to Revenue 70,000.00 

Transfer to Construction 65,405.32 

Transfer to Depreciation 117,218.85 

Interest 560.00 

Balance to 1957 152,000.66 



$ 1,487,886.48 $ 1,487,886.48 



Depreciation Account 

Balance January 1, 1956 $ 32,088.17 

Transfers from Operation 117,218.85 

Transfers to Operation 116,021.44 

Balance to 1957 33,285.58 



$149,307.02 $149,307.02 



Construction Account 

Transfer from Operation $ 65,405.32 

Transfer to Operation 65,405.32 



$ 65,405.32 $ 65,405.32 



Fire Alarm, Police Signal 

Appropriation $ 10,000.00 

Transfer to Operation $ 9,520.63 

Balance to 1957 479.37 



$ 10,000.00 $ 10,000.00 



Guarantee Deposit Account 

Balance January 1, 1956 $ 33,908.48 

Receipts 6,171.67 

Payments $ 6,371.27 

Balance to 1957 33,708.88 



$ 40,080.15 $ 40,080.15 

I have examined the above account and the balance is invested as 
follows : 

Wakefield Savings Bank $ 30,000.00 

Wakefield Trust Company— Checking Account 3,708.88 



$ 33,708.88 



john J. McCarthy, 

Town Accountant 



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145TH ANNUAL REPORT 255 

Index of Town Officers 9 Reports 

General Government: Page 

Appeals Board 10 

Assessors' Board 7 

Contributory Retirement Board 10 

Personnel Board 29 

Planning Board 9 

Selectmen's Report 5 

Town Clerk 94 

Town Officers 2 

Protection of Persons and Property : 

Animal Inspector 20 

Building Inspector 17 

Civil Defense Director 22 

Dog Officer 20 

Fire Department 16 

Forest Warden 16 

Plumbing Inspector 19 

Police Department 12 

Sealer of Weights and Measures 21 

Wire Inspector 18 

Health and Welfare: 

Health Department 23 

Recreation Commission 30 

Veterans' Services and Benefits 29 

Welfare Department 24 

Maintenance: 

Board of Public Works 31 

Engineering Division 32 

Highway Division 39 

Moth and Tree Division 32 

Park and Cemetery Division 33 

Sewer Division 38 

Water Division 34 

Education: 

Library Trustees 80 

School Department 42 

Public Service Enterprises: 

Municipal Light Department 87 

General Government, Technical Reports: 

Births 152 

Compensation Agent 199 

Deaths 174 

Dog Licenses 179 

Election Results 149 

Jurors 180 

Marriages 163 



256 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD 

Presidential Primaries 185 

Sporting Licenses 180 

State Primaries 191 

Town Meeting, Annual 94, 116, 136 

Town Meetings, Special 116, 117, 142 

Treasurer's Report 197 



Index of Town Accountant's Report 

Page 

Analyses of Light Department Account 228 

Balance Sheet 248 

Excess and Deficiency 202 

Indebtedness Account Insert following 256 

Payments 208 

Accounting Department 208 

Agency and Trust 227 

Assessors' Department 209 

Board of Public Works 220 

Buildings 221 

Cemetery Division 222 

Highway Division 224 

Moth and Tree Division 222 

Park Division 222 

Sewer Division 224 

Snow and Ice 225 

Special Articles 226 

Water Division 223 

Building Inspector 212 

Civil Defense 212 

Collector's Department 209 

Compensation 213 

Dog Officer 213 

Election Expense 210 

Election and Registration 210 

Fire Department 211 

General Relief Admn 214 

Health Department 213 

Infirmary 227 

Interest 227 

Legal Department 209 

Library 217 

Light Department 219 

Maturing Debt 227 

Plumbing Inspector 213 

Police Department 211 

Recreation 218 

Refunds 227 

School Department 216 

Sealer of Weights and Measures 213 



145TH ANNUAL REPORT 257 



Selectmen's Department 208 

Temporary Loans 227 

Town Clerk's Department 210 

Treasurer's Department 209 

Unclassified 218 

Veterans' Benefits and Services 215 

Welfare Department 214 

Wire Inspector 212 

Receipts for 1956 203 

Appeals Board 203 

Agency and Trust 207 

Board of Public Works 205 

Cemetery Division 205 

Park Division 205 

Sewer Division 206 

Water Division 206 

Building Inspector 204 

Collector 204 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts 206 

County 207 

Court Fines 203 

Federal Govt 206 

Fire Department 204 

Foreclosed Tax Titles 203 

General Loans 207 

Health Department 204 

Insurance Adjustments 207 

Interest 203 

Library 205 

Licenses and Permits 204 

Light Department 206 

Motor Vehicle Excise 203 

Old Age Assistance 205 

Plumbing Inspector 204 

Police Department 204 

Refunds 207 

School Department 205 

Sealer of Weights and Measures 204 

Special Assessments 203 

Taxes — current year 203 

Taxes — prior years 203 

Town Clerk 204 

Trust Funds, Interest 203 

Welfare Department 205 

Wire Inspector 204 

Reserve Fund 201 

Retirement System Funds Statement 254 

Statement of Appropriations and Expenditures 229 

Supplementary Balance Sheet 253 

Town Accountant's Statement 200 



1956 Indebtedness Account 



Sewer Loan 1946 

Sewer Loan 1948 

Sewer Loan 1949 

Sewer Loan 1950 

Sewer Loan 1951 

Sewer Loan 1953 

Sewer Loan 1955 

Street Loan 1948 — Second Issue 

Street Loan 1949 

Street Construction Loan 1950 

Street Construction Loan 1951 

Street Construction Loan 1953 

Street Construction Loan 1954 

Street Construction Loan 1955 

Water Mains Relaying Loan 1946 

Water Mains Loan 1948 

Water Mains Loan 1949 

Water Mains Loan 1950 

Water Mains Loan 1951 

Water Construction Loan 1952 

Water Construction Loan 1953 

Water Mains Relaying Loan 1954 

Water Mains Loan 1955 

Water Loan 1956 

Highway Building and Police Station Loan 1947 

Police Station Loan 1949 

Hurd School Building Loan 1948 

School Loan 1951 

High School Building Site 1952 

High School Construction 

High School Construction Loan No. 2 

School Loan 1955 

Municipal Light Construction Loan 1952 



Outstanding January 1, 1956 

Bond Issue 1956 

Payments 1956 

Outstanding December 31, 1956 



i 3,916,000.00 
50,000.00 



305,000.00 
3,661,000.00 



$ 3,966,000.00 $ 3,966,000.00 



RECAPITULATION 











Sewers 








$ 543,0< 


10.00 




























Streets 








161,000.00 




























Water 








350,000.00 




























Light 








70,000.00 




























Schools 








2,436,000.00 




























Highway Building and Police Station Loan 


101,000.00 






















$ 3,661,000.00 




Loans 






































Outstanding 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due 


Due Due 


Due 


Dec. 31, 1956 


1957 


1958 


1959 


1960 


1961 


1962 


1963 


1964 


1965 


1966 


1967 


1968 


1969 


1970 


1971 


1972 


1973 1974 


1975 


$ 50,000.00 


$ 6,000.00 


$ 6,000.00 


$ 6,000.00 


$ 6,000.00 


$ 5,000.00 


$ 5,000.00 


$ 5,000.00 


$ 5,000.00 


$ 3,000.00 


$ 3,000.00 


















55,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 
















170,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


$ 10,000.00 


$ 10,000.00 


$ 10,000.00 




35,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


3,000.00 




















33,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 










136,000.00 


13,000.00 


13,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 












64,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


4,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 














6,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


































15,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 
































12,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 






























20,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 




























72,000.00 


12,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 
























19,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 






















17,000.00 


3,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 






















12,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


2,000.00 


1,000.00 




























25,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 




























40,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 






















58,000.00 


7,000.00 


7,000.00 


7,000.00 


7,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 




















15,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 




























32,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 


4,000.00 






















35,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 
























60,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 














23,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


2,000.00 


1,000.00 














50,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


















36,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


























65,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,00Oj0O 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 












120,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 


10,000.00 














427,000.00 


30,000.00 


30,000.00 


30,000.00 


30,000.00 


30,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


28,000.00 


$ 25,000.00 








88,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 






850,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 




850,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 


50,000.00 




101,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


6,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 5,000.00 


5,000.00 


70,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 


5,000.00 











$3,661,000.00 $292,000.00 $289,000.00 $283,000.00 $276,000.00 $270,000.00 $254,000.00 $247,000.00 $232,000.00 $215,000.00 $204,000.00 $195,000.00 $189,000.00 $170,000.00 $155,000.00 $145,000.00 $120,000.00 $115,000.00 $ 5,000.00 $ 5,000.00